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+Emil Fischer & the Cumberland "Monastery"

       +Fr. Emil Fischer, OFM Cap. (1941-2001), narrates this 1988 video exploring SS. Peter & Paul Monastery in Cumberland MD. The video is 'historic' for us: we get a chance to see our brother Emil prior to his untimely passing from us, while we get a look inside of an edifice long-since lost to the wrecking ball. The 'Monastery', as it was called, in Cumberland, MD, was the home of many of our past & present Capuchins in the Province of St. Augustine.

        It's a rare opportunity to enter its walls again. The video quality is not always ideal, but what a treat for those who remember both our brother Emil and some important roots of our provincial life.





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