St. Alphonsus Church
Rev. Hyazinth Epp, O.M. Cap.
Pastor of St. Alphonsus, 1886-1890 and 1897-1900.
He was founder of the St. Augustine Province of the Capuchin order and was responsible for sending friars to western Kansas to serve the German-Russian population. The town of Hyacinth in Ellis County, KS is named after him..
From Gedenkbuch des Goldenen JubilaŁms der St. Alphonsus Gemeinde in Wheeling, W. Va., 1856-1906.
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