Catholic University of America

The Theology of the Priesthood

Three Dominican friars participated in a one-day symposium, Toward a Fundamental Theology of the Priesthood, recently held at The Catholic University of America.

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Mass of St. Thomas Aquinas Homily

Fr. Peter John Cameron, O.P. was the homilist for the January 28th Mass of St. Thomas Aquinas at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. Click here for the transcript of the homily. Homily During Mass of St. Thomas Aquinas from CUA Video on Vimeo.

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John Pius Sullivan, O.P.

John Pius Sullivan, O.P. Jubilarian Birth: October 27, 1913 Profession: August 16, 1935 Ordination: June 5, 1941 Died: April 17, 1998 John Joseph Sullivan was born in New York City the son of John Sullivan and Margaret Mary Ryan. He attended Sacred Heart Grammar School, Jersey City, NJ (1920-1928), Regis High School, New York City Read more…

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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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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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Charles Sebastian Jorn, O.P.

Charles Sebastian Jorn, O.P. Jubilarian Born:  October 24, 1906 Professed:  August 16, 1934 Ordained:  May 31, 1940 Died:  September 25, 2002 Charles Jorn was the son of Charles and Anna Kelly Jorn. He attended public grammar schools and Evander Childs High School in New York City.  After attending Providence College, Providence, RI (1932), Charles entered Read more…

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Nicholas Francis Halligan, O.P.

Nicholas Francis Halligan, O.P., S.T.M. Birth: December 3, 1917 Profession: August 16, 1937 Ordination: June 10, 1943 Died: June 29, 1997 Francis Joseph Halligan was born in Fall River, MA, the eldest son of Frank and Anna (Connors) Halligan. He attended both grammar and high schools in that city before entering Providence College, Providence, RI. After two 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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Thomas Richard Heath, O.P.

Thomas Richard Heath, O.P. Jubilarian Born: June 19, 1920 Professed: May 28, 1944 Ordained: June 10, 1950 Died: January 13, 2005 Father Richard Thomas Heath, O.P., died late in the night of January 13, 2005, in Kisumu, Kenya, Eastern Africa, where he had lived as a member of the St. Martin de Porres Dominican community Read more…

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