June 13: Father Leo Ahern


June 13, 1952

Father Leo Ahern

Father Ahern attended Sacred Heart Grade School, Kansas City, MO, Rockhurst High School, Kansas City, MO and Kenrick Seminary, St. Louis, MO. He was ordained on June 10, 1927 and served in Leavenworth, Mooney Creek, Basehor, and Holy Savior Parish in Wichita. He suffered from a heart condition for many years and died from it on June 13, 1952. Father Michael Ahern, a brother of Father Leo Ahern from St. Peter’s Parish in Joplin, celebrated his Solemn Requiem Mass at Sacred Heart Parish in Kansas City, MO. Bishop Carroll gave the eulogy.