December 29, 2010 10:55 am

February 5, 2016: Father Bernard Chao was born in 1917 in Hebei (China). He entered Our Lady of Joy Abbey in 1938, made his solemn profession in 1945 and was ordained a priest in 1948. Father was 98 years old, had been in monastic vows for 71 years and 68 years a priest when the Lord called him.