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Father Sidney Turner, C.P., St. Paul of the Cross Province (1899-1971)

Born November 24, 1899 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, he went to public elementary schools from 1906 until 1913. From 1913 until 1917 he went to Boston College High School in Boston, Massachusetts. On October 9, 1919 he professed his religious vows in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. From 1919 until 1926 he studied in various monasteries and was ordained...


Father Albinus Lesch, C.P., St. Paul of the Cross Province (1912-1989)

Born Raymond Lesch on June 14, 1912 in Auburn, New York, his father was a business leader and his mother a teacher. He entered the Passionists and professed his vows on August 15, 1934 and received the religious name Albinus. He was ordained on May 1, 1941. After sacred eloquence he was director of students...