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Remember Brother Edward Burns

Remember Brother Edward Burns

In the eulogy which Brother Stephen Comeau wrote about Brother Edward, a very unique and dear teacher emerges: “He was a versatile teacher, whether the subject matter was religion, French, history or mathematics.  His willingness to accept almost any teaching schedule presented to him was one of his remarkable traits.  […]

by × June 25, 2013 ×

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Remember Brother Michael Angelus

Remember Brother Michael Angelus

Known as “The Angel” or “The Spirit,” Brother Michael Angelus came from hearty Maine stock, and he had a stubborn streak as deep as the rocks of his native state.  When Brother Michael Angelus entered the Brothers in 1917, it took him three days to travel by train from Maine […]

by × June 18, 2013 ×

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Remember Brother David Samuel Eddy

Remember Brother David Samuel Eddy

Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, David was the third of the seven children of Robert and Irene Eddy. Transferring into Saint John’s High School for his junior year, somewhat against his will, David an-nounced to his parents, after six months at Saint John’s, that he intended to become a Xaverian Brother. […]

by × June 11, 2013 ×

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Remember Brother Talbot McSharry

Remember Brother Talbot McSharry

James Patrick McSharry attended Cardinal Hayes High School and St. Joseph’s Juniorate before entering the congregation on September 19, 1950. At vestition he received the name “Talbot” in honor of the Venerable Matt Talbot, a saintly man from Dublin, Ireland who struggled long and fiercely to overcome the addictive bonds […]

by × June 4, 2013 ×

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On The Great Pumpkin Thief

On The Great Pumpkin Thief

Brother Ed Keefe, C.F.X. tells the story of “The Great Pumpkin Thief,” a former student at St. John’s Prep. Brother Ed had to teach the boy a lesson, but to this day The Great Pumpkin Thief and Brother Ed are friends. The boy, now man, has given many gifts to […]

by × May 30, 2013 ×