January 6 1896 25th Anniv of Rev. Franz Seraph Lings

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January 6 1896
25th Anniv of Rev. Franz Seraph Lings - TWENTY-FIVE TWENTY-FIVE TWENTY-FIVE YEARS A...
TWENTY-FIVE TWENTY-FIVE TWENTY-FIVE YEARS A PRIEST. Interestius Services Iu Honor of the Rev. Franz Seraph Lines. if Yesterday was a day of rejoicing with Ihe congregation of St Boniface church. The Rev. Father Frans Seraph Lings, of the Order of St. Francis, celebrated the twenty-fifth twenty-fifth twenty-fifth anniversary of bis ordination ordination to the priesthood. The church was beautifully decorated for tbe ocoa- ocoa- V sion. Father Lings celebrated solemn high, mass at 10 o'clock In the morning. was iBHim m: uin wi.t , abw ... con Banning and Bub-deacon Bub-deacon Bub-deacon Philip f Rothmao. The Rev. Father Frans Solon and was assisted by the Rev, ' Orfhar Janson.' In the sanctuary were seated the Rev. Father Peter Baotist Englert and the choristers. The sermon of the occasion was preached by the Rev. Chry-sostomus Chry-sostomus Chry-sostomus Theobald, of St. Francis church. Cincinnati. Haydn's mass was sung by an augmented choir, : accompanied accompanied by organ and an enlarged orchestra orchestra under the direction of Prof. John Biller. Vespers were also celebrated by the Rev. Father Lings. , After vespers. Father Lings was tendered tendered a reception In St, Boniface scfaool-bouse scfaool-bouse scfaool-bouse by the officers of the church and choir. Speeches of congratulation were made. Father Lings received a large number of valuable presents from the . different members and societies of tbt church. Father Lings is a New Yorker, but -was -was educated at St. Francis' school In Cincinnati. He was ordained at 8t, Boniface church in this city twenty-five twenty-five twenty-five years ago. During his career as a priest he has bad churches at several different places. He was assistant at St. Francis in Cincinnati for five years. Then be went to Detroit, where he spent nine years as pastor of St. Mary's church. While there he built the new St. Mary's church, and the prettiest building in the " oily. He next went to Canada. About two years ago he oame to Louisville, and has been the pastor of BC Boniface ever since. -

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 06 Jan 1896, Mon,
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