Friday, March 12, 1965 – The Catholic Northwest Progress newspaper, page 12, in Father Szeman’s “Teach All Nations” column; Father Leo H. Tibesar provides an update concerning the Catholic church efforts in Japan.

Leopold H Tibesar The Progress newspaper article part 1 dated 12 March 1965

Father Leopold H. Tibesar in The Catholic Northwest Progress newspaper (page 12) article part-1 dated 12 March 1965

Leopold H Tibesar The Progress newspaper article part 2 dated 12 March 1965

Father Leopold H. Tibesar in The Catholic Northwest Progress newspaper (page 12) article part-2 dated 12 March 1965


Leopold Henry “Father Leo” –> Joseph Nicholas –> Maximillian Tibesar –> (this lineage has not yet been fully identified)