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"Gathered Fragments" - A Tribute to Fr. Bertin Roll

The shortest employment resume in the history of modern- day religious priesthood may be that of late Pittsburgh native, Bertin Roll, OFM Capuchin (1916- 2015). Following ordination in 1942, he was appointed Assistant Director General of the Archconfraternity of Christian Mothers. The following year, Father Claude Vogel, minister provincial of the Capuchin Province of St. Augustine, promoted him to Director General, a position he held until his retirement more than sixty years later, the longest term of any friar in one ministry. Read more...

Gathered Fragments Fall 2022 - Fr. Bertin Roll
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