Photo : Malerei auf der Wendeltreppe, adjusted and cropped | By Edelmauswaldgeist – Own work, CC0

“I lift up mine eyes unto the mountains: whence cometh my help?” (Psalm 121:1)

After a long, silent time of suffering

P. Franz Xaver (Hans) Aschwanden OSB

of Altdorf UR

a monk and priest of the Benedictine Monastery of Mariastein, has returned home to his Creator and Savior.

Born on 11 August 1928,
monk profession on 15 September 1950,
priest ordination on 29 August 1953,
died on 28 October 2022.


Abbot Peter and confreres
Paul Aschwanden, Schwanden GL, brother, and relatives Verena Reinhard, Seedorf UR

Requiem Mass was in the Mariastein Monastery Church.