In memoriam Brother Karl Gaelings

In memoriam Brother Karl Gaelings CFA

Brother Brother Karl Gaelings passed away on 28 May 2017. He joined the congregation of the Alexian Brotherhood at the age of 17. 


After his Temporary Profession in 1954, he made his Perpetual Profession in 1959, dedicating his life to God and our order. Brother Karl trained as a nurse at Krefeld and worked in this profession for 45 years in Cologne, caring tirelessly for his patients. For many years, he also served as a sacristan. 


After the closure of the monastery in Cologne in 2005, Brother Karl moved to Aachen where he died at the age of 82. He will always be in our thoughts and prayers.