Journey to the Homeland Tour Photos 2013

Journey to the Homeland Tour
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Visit to the village Selz, the former Catholic Church of the Assumption, Museum and the Memorial at the Cemetery for Bishop Anton Johannes Zerr, Kutschurgan District, Odessa Region, 20 May 2013

Translation of text:

Here Rests with God Bishop Anton Johannes Zerr.
10 March 1849 - 15 December 1902.

Bishop of Tiraspol 1890 - 1902

Reference: Keßler, Joseph Aloysius, (1862 - 1933), Titular Archbishop of the Bosporus, formally Bishop of Tyraspol,  Geschicte der Diözese Tyraspol / History of the Tyraspol Diocese (Dickinson, ND: published by Rev. George P. Aberle, 1930), 288 pp., illustrated.  Image of Zerr opposite page 160.

Photographs by Michael M. Miller

Photo Set 3

Louisa Riesling serving Borscht soup.
Photographs of the Memorial Monument for Bishop Joseph Zerr at the cemetery in Selz.
Having lunch at the home of Louisa Riesling in Selz.
Tour members standing in front of former church at Selz.
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