Francis Charles Duffy, O.P.

Francis Charles Duffy, O.P. Born:  June 21, 1931 Professed:  August 16, 1954 Ordained:  June 16, 1960 Died:   March 21, 2006 Charlie Duffy began his Dominican life in the Novitiate in 1953, was ordained in 1960, and following one more year of studies, taught at Aquinas High School in Columbus, OH for three years. Then Read more…

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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 Read more…

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Thomas Marcellus Coskren, O.P.

Thomas Marcellus Coskren, O.P. Born:  November 24, 1933 Professed:  August 16, 1954 Ordained:  June 16, 1960 Died:  December 22, 2003 Thomas Marcellus Coskren, O.P., a Dominican Friar and member of the faculty at Providence College in Providence, RI, died early Monday morning, December 22, 2003, at Mountainview Hospital in Montclair, NJ, where he was being 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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Thomas Dominic Rover, O.P.

Thomas Dominic Rover, O.P. Birth: April 4, 1920 Profession: May 29, 1945 Ordination: June 7, 1951 Died: April 7, 1998 Thomas Aloysius Rover was born to Leo and Anna May (Maisak) Rover in Washington, DC. His father was a prominent District Attorney and Judge in that city. He attended St. Aloysius Grammar School (1926-1927) and Read more…

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Pierre Hyacinth Conway, O.P.

Pierre Hyacinth Conway, O.P. Jubilarian Born: October 23, 1915 Professed:  October 9, 1935 Ordained:   June 5, 1941 Died:   January 23, 2006 Pierre Conway combined a brilliant and penetrating mind in his dedication to the search for truth and in his capacity to understand and explain the teaching of St. Thomas Aquinas, with a Read more…

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