Born Francis Fromm on October 16, 1863, he was the son of John Fromm and Romana Schiffkauer in Allegheny, Pennsylvania. He entered the Passionists in September 1880 and professed his vows on November 9, 1881. Ordained on May 26, 1888, he was appointed pastor of Immaculata parish in Cincinnati, Ohio for two years. He then ministered preaching retreats and parish missions almost until his death. Since 1906 Father Fromm’s health had been failing.
October 16, 1863
November 9, 1881
May 26, 1888
September 17, 1905
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