Providence College

Charles Thomas Shannon, O.P.

Charles Thomas Shannon, O.P. Birth: November 25, 1949 Profession: August 18, 1972 Ordination: May 18, 1977 Died: December 26, 1998 Charles Thomas Shannon was born in New York City the son of Patrick J. and Mary E. (Donohue) Shannon. He attended St. Brendan’s Elementary School, Bronx, NY (1954-1963), and Xavier High School, Manhattan, NY, graduating 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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Thomas Finbar Carroll, O.P.

Thomas Finbar Carroll, O.P. Birth: July 11, 1922 Profession: August 26, 1952 Ordination: June 5, 1958 Died: December 8, 1998 Thomas Joseph Carroll was born in New York City the son of Thomas and Bridget (Cunningham) Carroll. From 1929-1937 he attended St. Vincent Ferrer Grammar School and from 1937-1941 Xavier High School both in that 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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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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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 Read more…

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Alan Augustine Evans, O.P.

Alan Augustine Evans, O.P. Birth: October 10, 1933 Profession: August 16, 1955 Ordination: June 9, 1961 Died: November 17, 1999 Alan Carl Evans was born in Pittsburgh, PA, to William and Helen (Dominick) Evans. He attended St. George Grammar School (1939-47) and High School (1947-51) in that city. After graduation he worked for the Duquesne Read more…

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Thomas Reginald Peterson, O.P.

Thomas Reginald Peterson, O.P. Birth: June 17, 1929 Profession: September 15, 1950 Ordination: June 8, 1956 Died: October 22, 2000 Thomas Francis Peterson was born in Newark, NJ to William and Mathilda (Collins) Peterson. He was educated at St. Antoninus Grammar School (1936-43) and St. Benedict’s Preparatory School (1943-47) both in that city, before entering Read more…

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Anthony Antoninus Jurgelaitis, O.P.

Anthony Antoninus Jurgelaitis, O.P. Jubilarian Birth: June 9, 1917 Profession: September 15, 1938 Ordination: June 7, 1944 Died: October 14, 2000 Anthony Joseph Jurgelaitis was born in South Boston, MA to Vincent and Anna (Zakarevitch) Jurgelaitis. He was educated at the Clinch School (1923-26) and Bigelow School (1926-30) and at Boston Public Latin High School Read more…

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