Father Leo Francis Vanston, C.P., St. Paul of the Cross Province (1914-1995)
[March 6, 1995 ]
Born Eugene Vanston on April 3, 1914, he professed his vows on August 15, 1934. His religious name was Leo Francis. His uncle John Francis Vanston and brother Edgar Vanston were Passionists. He was ordained May 1, 1941. He had assignments as a parish priest in Baltimore, Maryland; Union City, New Jersey; Dunkirk, New York and Mexico City, Mexico. He also lived for a short time in West Springfield, Massachusetts.