After years of ministry as a Dominican priest, Fr Eßer died during the Easter Season of 2010 on April 12.
You chose our brother Ambrosius
to serve your people as a priest
and to share the joys and
burdens of their lives.
Look with mercy on him
and give him the reward of his labors,
the fullness of life promised to those
who preach Your holy Gospel.
We ask this through Christ our Lord.
and to the Son
and to the Holy Spirit:
as it was in the beginning,
is now, and will be forever. Amen