Collectively, they represent 227 years of religious life to the Viatorian Community. Individually, their vocations have taken most of them from central Illinois to ministry sites in the Chicago area, and as far as New York, Japan, Las Vegas and even as far as Bogotá, Colombia.
Fr. Francis White, CSV: 70 years of priesthood
Fr. Robert Bolser, CSV: 50 years of religious life
Fr. Lawrence Lentz, CSV: 50 years of religious life
Fr. Corey Brost, CSV: 25 years of religious life
Fr. Carlos Luis Claro, CSV: 25 years of religious life
All five were recognized during the Provincial Assembly, held July 1-3 in Las Vegas, which drew associates, brothers and priests from across the country and Belize.
“We celebrate the continued growth of the Viatorian Community,” said Fr. Thomas von Behren, CSV, at the opening. “The vision of Fr. Querbes and the mission of the Viatorian Community is alive and well in all of our regions.”