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Michael Leo Novacki, O.P.

Michael Leo Novacki, O.P. Jubilarian Birth: September 26, 1907 Profession: August 16, 1929 Ordination: June 13, 1935 Died: March 25, 2000 Michael Francis Novacki was born in Mahanoy City, PA to Anthony and Catherine (Popera) Novacki.  He attended public grammar school in Brockton, PA (1914-22), was a pre-ecclesiastical student at Aquinas College High School in

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William Brendan Tarrier, O.P.

William Brendan Tarrier, O.P. Born: April 1, 1920 Professed: Sept. 29, l944 Ordained: June 5, l947 Died: February 13, 2005 Although most of Fr. Brendan Tarrier’s priestly ministry was parochial, his very first assignment was as a professor at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he was much beloved by his students. The beginning

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Francis Dominic Nealy, O.P.

Francis Dominic Nealy, O.P. Jubilarian Birth: November 16, 1911 Profession: August 16, 1933 Ordination: May 17, 1939 Died: November 12, 1999 William Francis Nealy was born in Chatham, New Brunswick, Canada, to Harry John and Mary of Loretto (MacLean) Nealy. He attended St. Joseph Grammar School in that city (1916-20) and later at College Street

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Daniel Jerome Kennedy, O.P.

Daniel Jerome Kennedy, O.P. Born:  October 9, 1933 Professed:  August 16, 1954 Ordained:  June 16, 1960 Died: September 25, 2002 Daniel Kennedy, the son of Matthew and Irene Des Champs Kennedy, was born in Syracuse, NY, where he attended St. Patrick elementary and high schools. After attending Providence College, 1951-1953, Daniel entered the novitiate of

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