Daily, people contact us asking for updates on the search for Fr. Anthony Kluckman, who disappeared from Sacred Heart at Monastery Lake on July 21. Unfortunately, no information has yet surfaced to help authorities in their search.
Yesterday, the Franklin Police Department flew drones around the SHML property to see if they may have missed something when the trees were in full bloom. As the leaves fall, more is visible at ground level. They also did an aerial search of the lake. Their plan is to do another search of the property in the next week or so. This will include more drone checks, another lake search by boat, and possible follow-up with dogs.
Multiple Silver Alerts have been issued, and media outlets in the Midwest have repeated the story of Fr. Anthony’s disappearance. Homeless shelters and hospitals have been contacted. But still, no clues have surfaced.
“I wish there was something to share, some new discovery,” said Fr. Vien Nguyen. “It is hard to continue to live with the unknown.”
To some, silence may seem like forgetting. If something isn’t posted in our province communications, people may assume that we have “moved on.” But nothing could be further from the truth. There are no clues to share. But that doesn’t mean that we have simply “moved on.” Fr. Anthony is with us always in our prayers.
Thank you for your continued support and concern for Fr. Anthony.
If you have any information that you think may be relevant in the search for Fr. Anthony Kluckman, please contact the Franklin Police Department at: 414-425-2522.