Angelicum

St. Joseph Province Friars Bring Wisdom of Aquinas to the Global Church at the Angelicum

The Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, called “the Angelicum” after its patron, serves the universal Church by forming “students as virtuous leaders, capable of evangelization and promoting integral human development, illuminated by the wisdom of St. Thomas Aquinas.”

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Robert Justin Hennessey, O.P.

Robert Justin Hennessey, O.P. Born:  May 22, 1929 Professed:  September 15, 1950 Ordained:  June 8, 1956 Died:  December 7, 2003 Father Robert Justin Hennessey, O.P., a Dominican friar of the Province of St. Joseph, died from complications of Parkinson’s disease in the evening of December 7, 2003, at Mohun Health Care Center, under the care Read more…

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John Fabian Cunningham, O.P.

John Fabian Cunningham, O.P. Jubilarian Born: Aug. 7, 1928 Professed: Sep. 11, 1947 Ordained: Jun. 4, 1953 Died: Dec. 4, 2006 Father John Fabian Cunningham, O.P., the Tenth President of Providence College and Faculty member there for almost fifty years, died on December 4, 2006. Soon after his ordination to the priesthood, Father Cunningham was Read more…

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Richard Mark Heath, O.P.

Richard Mark Heath, O.P. Jubilarian Born:  April 20, 1918 Professed:  August 16, 1941 Ordained:  June 5, 1947 Died: December 4, 2005 Father Richard Mark Heath, O.P., was born on April 20, 1918, in Jamaica Plain, MA, to Leslie John Heath and Genevieve Isabella Stapleton. Educated at St. Joseph’s Grammar and High School in Somerville, MA, Read more…

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William Joseph Hill, O.P.

William Joseph Hill, O.P., S.T.M. Jubilarian Birth: March 30, 1924 Profession: August 16, 1944 Ordination: June 10, 1950 Died: October 12, 2001 William Joseph Hill was born in North Attleboro, MA to William and Rita (Lanteigne) Hill. In that city he attended Town Street Grammar School (1929-32) and Mt. Hope Street School (1932-35) and North Read more…

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William Terence O’Shaughnessy, O.P.

William Terence O’Shaughnessy, O.P. Birth: February 21, 1922 Profession: August 16, 1943 Ordination: June 9, 1949 Died: June 27, 1998 William O’Shaughnessy, the son of Jeremiah A. and Ellen R. (Fahy) O’Shaughnessy, was born in Columbus, OH where he attended St. Francis of Assisi Grammar School and Aquinas High School. He attended Providence College (1940-42) Read more…

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