St. Francis Home, although in a new building in 1961, was a “home for the aged” rather than a “nursing” home just as it had been from its founding.  The...



Father Bihn, who with Elizabeth Schaefer, founded St. Francis Home, had specified that the aged who came to St. Francis Home were to pay a nominal sum to help defray...



As pastor of St. Joseph Church inTiffin, Father Joseph Bihn saw the need after the Civil War not only to provide a home for poor children, but also a home...