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Father Paul Joseph Ubinger, C.P., St. Paul of the Cross Province (1893-1963)

Born on September 3, 1893 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he attend St. Joseph’s Parochial School, Mt. Oliver, Pennsylvania. He attended Duquesne University in Pittsburgh and then entered the Passionist novitiate. He took his vows on May 4, 1914. He was ordained a priest in West Hoboken, New Jersey on June 14, 1919. The greater portion of...


Father Nicholas Schneiders, C.P., Holy Cross Province (1898-1980)

Born Clement Schneiders on June 12, 1898 at The Hague Holland, he was the son of Bernard and Sophie Catherine de Man Schneiders. At the age of fourteen he came to the United States and settled in Detroit with his family. He professed his vows on May 4, 1919 at Sacred Heart, Louisville, Kentucky. He...


Father Linus Lombard, C.P., St. Paul of the Cross Province (1902-1979)

Born Richard Hayden Lombard on January 3, 1902 in Everett, Massachusetts, he professed his vows on September 9, 1923 and was known in religious life as Linus. He was a missionary in Hunan, China where he was vicar general in the 1950s when Bishop Cuthbert O’Gara was imprisoned. It was his alertness to the Chinese...


Father Leonard Amrhein, C.P., St. Paul of the Cross Province (1911-1990)

Born September 3, 1911, he had relatives who had entered the Passionists. After graduating from elementary school he entered the Passionist Preparatory Seminary. He professed his vows on August 15, 1931 and was ordained on May 30, 1938. After some more studies he went to China in January 1940. He studied the language in Beijing...


Father Lawrence Mullin, C.P., St. Paul of the Cross Province (1916-1980)

Born Hubert Mullin on July 19, 1916, he was the son of James Mullin and Elizabeth Gantly Mullin. He received his elementary education in Jersey City, New Jersey and went to St. Michael’s Monastery School, Union City, New Jersey. He went to the Passionist Preparatory Seminary, Dunkirk, New York. He professed his vows on August...


Father Justin Moore, C.P., St. Paul of the Cross Province (1903-1936)

Born Francis Moore on January 27, 1903 in Fall River, Massachusetts he went to parochial school and then went to work. He eventually entered the Passionists and on October 19, 1930 professed his vows. His religious name was Justin. On April 28, 1931 he was ordained a priest. Prior to his time with the Passionists...