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Dominican Campus Chaplain Prepares for a Turbulent School Year

Fr. John Paul Kern, O.P., is the University of Louisville Catholic chaplain. After converting to Catholicism at Penn State, Fr. John Paul worked as a reactor inspector for the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission before joining the Dominicans.

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The New York Times: Their Calling Was to Lay Hands on the Sick. Then Came the Coronavirus.

How the pandemic transformed the lives and ministry of eight Dominican Friars in Manhattan, and what their example can teach the rest of us.

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Francis Hyacinth Maguire, O.P.

Francis Hyacinth Maguire, O.P. Born:  August 19, 1930 Professed:  September 18, 1951 Ordained:  June 11, 1957 Died: April 19, 2006 Father Hyacinth Maguire, O.P., was born in East Orange, NJ, to Francis Charles M Maguire and Eleanor Cecilia McGrath.  He attended St. Mary’s Grammar School and St. Mary’s High School in Rutherford, NJ, and St.

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Joseph Bede McGroarty, O.P.

Joseph Bede McGroarty, O.P. Jubilarian Born: May 14, 1917 Professed: Aug. 6, 1940 Ordained: Jun. 6, 1946 Died: Apr. 3, 2007 On the morning of April 3, 2007, Father Joseph Bede McGroarty, O.P., died peacefully in the Lord at the age of 90. His long and fruitful life began on May 14, 1917 in Quincy,

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Patrick Francis Connolly, O.P.

Patrick Francis Connolly, O.P. Jubilarian Born: Jun. 17, 1922 Professed: Aug. 5, 1946 Ordained: Jun. 12, 1952 Died: Mar. 13, 2007 Father Pat Connolly was a native of the Bronx, NY, and received his early education from the Dominican Sisters of Blauvelt at St. Pius V grade school before moving on to public high schools

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Robert Dennis Riley, O.P.

Robert Dennis Riley, O.P. Born: Jul. 3, 1926 Professed: Aug. 16, 1954 Ordained: Jun. 16, 1960 Died: Dec. 28, 2006 Father Robert Dennis Riley, O.P., died in George Washington Hospital in Washington, DC, at the age of 80, as the result of a fall and severe head injury from which he never regained consciousness. A

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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,

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James Moneta Moyna, O.P.

James Moneta Moyna, O.P. Born:  October 17, 1928 Professed:  August 4, 1964 Ordained:  June 4, 1970 Died:  December 2, 2005 Father James Moneta Moyna, O.P., was born in New York City on October 17, 1928, son of James Moyna and Margaret Maria McDonnell, who were born in Ireland.  He received his early education at Incarnation

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John Peter Farrell, O.P.

John Peter Farrell, O.P. Jubilarian Born:  December 30, 1907 Professed:  August 16, 1933 Ordained:  May 17, 1939 Died:  November 25, 2003 Father John Peter Farrell, who was known in the Province as “Pete”, was born on December 10, 1907, in West Warwick, RI, the son of Emma Louise (Walsh) and John Francis Farrell. He had

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Raymond Martin McCabe, O.P.

Raymond Martin McCabe, O.P. Jubilarian Born:  November 1, 1914 Professed:  August 16, 1941 Ordained:  June 5, 1947 Died:  November 22, 2005 Fr. Raymond Martin McCabe, O.P., died on November 22, 2005, at the Mohun Health Care Center of the Dominican Sisters of St. Mary of the Springs in Columbus, OH. He received the loving care

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