Neocrology

Brother Cletus Burke

Brother Cletus was born Daniel P. Burke in Brooklyn New York on October 2, 1945. He was the third of four children born to Francis and Mary Burke. He attended St. Anthony’s Parish Grammar School in Greenpoint and it was here that he first encounter...

Brother Emmet Corry

Brother Emmet Corryl, O.S.F. Patrick J. Corry, son of the late PJ and Bridget (nee Cosgrave) Corry, who were natives of Clare and Galway, Ireland, entered St. Anthony’s Juniorate of the Brothers in 1949, after graduating from St. Francis de Sales i...

Brother Jack Moylan

Brother Jack Moylan, O.S.F.Brother John (Jack) Moylan, O.S.F. Brother Jack was born in Saint Catherine's Maternity Hospital, Greenpoint, Brooklyn. His parents John and Mary (nee Hanney) Moylan were living in Glendale, Queens, at the time.Brother ...

Brother George Larkin

Brother George Larkin, O.S.F. Brother George Larkin died after a brief illness on August 17, 2009.James Larkin, son of James and Kathleen Maffatt Larkin, was born in New York City on March 2, 1934.After graduating from Saint Anthony's Juniora...

Brother Felix 0 Curran ( )

Brother Felix Curran, O.S.F. O n April 30, 1878, Brother Felix (James Curran), a native of Newark, New Jersey, entered St. Francis Monastery. He received the Habit on October 4, 1879 and was professed October 4, 1880. During the next twenty years B...

Brother Clement Garvey Sr.

Brother Clement Garvey, O.S.F.Brother Clement (William Garvey, Sr.), a native of Parteen, County Clare, Ireland, entered St. Francis Monastery in July 1872, just a few years after his older brother, Brother Isidore. He was admitted to the Habit on Ma...

Brother Aloysius Manning

Brother Aloysius Manning, O.S.F.Brother Aloysius (Michael Manning), a youth of eighteen, having graduated from St. James Academy, Jay Street, Brooklyn, was attracted to the edifying lives of the pioneer Brothers. He entered our Monastery on August 12...

Brother Bonaventure Cahill

Brother Bonaventure Cahill, O.S.F.Brother Bonaventure (Patrick Cahill), a native of Tipperary, entered St. Francis Monastery on July 23, 1890 and was admitted to the Habit on August 2. Shortly after his profession on August 2, 1891 he became ill and ...

Brother Solana Jordan

Brother Solano Jordan, O.S.F.Brother Solano (Patrick Jordan), a native of Mayo, entered St. Francis Monastery on August 30, 1884 and received the Habit on March 25, 1885. Following his Profession on March 28, 1886, Brother Solano rendered faithful se...

Brother Bonaventure McCabe

Brother Bonaventure McCabe, O.S.F.Brother Bonaventure (Thomas McCabe) was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. on January 28, 1834. He held a responsible position in a local bank before deciding to dedicate himself to God's service in our Congregation. ...

Brother Robert Flood

Brother Robert Flood, O.S.F.Brother Robert (J. Matthew Flood) at the age of twenty-one abandoned the printing business in his native city, Dublin, Ireland, and entered St. Francis Monastery on August 30, 1884. He received the Habit on March 28, 1886,...

Brother Daniel Higgins

Brother Daniel Higgins, O.S.F.Brother Daniel (Thomas Higgins),a native of Roscommen, Ireland, entered St. Francis Monastery on August 30, 1884 and received the Habit on March 25, 1886. Because of the splendid training he had received in his native la...

Brother Paul St. Leget

Brother Paul St. Leger, O.S.F.The first postulant admitted to St. Francis Monastery was Brother Paul(Martin St. Leger),who had been appointed by Bishop Loughlin toprovide shelter for the first group of Brothers to arrive from Ireland in May 1858. Hav...

Brother Athanasius Duffy

Brother Anthanasius Duffy. O.S.F.Brother Athanasius ((John A. Duffy) received the Habit on May 20,1872,and was admitted to profession on May 20, 1873. His brief religious career was spent chiefly at St. Mary's School, Rondout, Kingston, New York wher...

Brother Gregory Dalton

Brother Gregory Dalton, O.S.FBorn in the city of Limerick, Ireland, Brother Gregory (Patrick Dalton) entered St. Francis Monastery early in the year 1868. He received the Habit on August 28, 1868 and was professed on August 28, 1869. Although of deli...

Brother Cyprian O'Bierne

Brother Cyprian O'Bierne, O.S.F.Brother Cyprian O'Beirne, having been an Irish Schoolmaster for many years, entered the Clifden Monastery and received the Habit on May 15, 1851. His profession took place one year later. In the year 1860 he joined the...

Brother Leonard Wall

Brother Leonard Wall, O.S.F. Brother Leonard (John Wall), a native of Limerick, Ireland, entered St. Francis Monastery early in the year 1868. He was admitted to the Habit on August 28th of that year and professed August 28, 1869. About two years lat...

Brother James Gorham

Brother James Gorham, O.S.F.Brother James (Martin Gorham) was born in County Galway, Ireland, in 1818. He entered St. Francis Monastery on March 1864 and received the Habit onMarch 25, 1865. He was professed on August 31, 1867. He was noted for his t...

Brother Clement Walker

Brother Clement Walker, O.S.F.Brother Clement (Patrick Walker) was admitted to St. Francis Monasteryin 1867 and received the Habit on September 17, of that year. He was professed on September 17, 1869 and served the Congregation faithfully until his ...