Born August 30, 1886 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, he was the son of James Kohl and Mary Mich Kohl. When he was young his family moved to Scranton, Pennsylvania where he lived at the rectory of Father John Komorosky, Holy Family Church. He went to St. Thomas High School, Scranton. He professed his vows on January 24, 1909 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and was ordained on May 26, 1915. For many years he was director of the Confraternity of the Passion which was founded as a lay adjunct group of the Passionists in order to devote love of the Passion of Jesus. He was concerned about the promotion of the Confraternity through various pamphlets. A most effective one was Someone Does Care. Over 300,000 circulated by the time he had died. He died in West Springfield, Massachusetts after a short illness.
August 30, 1886
January 24, 1909
May 26, 1915
July 8, 1950
Raymund of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Kohl