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Francis Xavier Corr O.P. (1912-2000)

Wednesday, November 03, 2010
I first visited Grenada in April 1982 along with another Irish Dominican. We were both stationed in Trinidad & Tobago at the time and took a post-Easter break with the brethren of the English province. Fr Francis Xavier Corr was then living at the Cathedral in St George's and took care of us with a kindness and generosity that I have never forgotten. Grenada was a Marxist country at the time, governed by Maurice Bishop. People joked that there were three Bishops on the island: the prime minister, the actual Bishop,  Sydney Charles, and a formidable Irish nun whose nickname was 'the Bishop'! Read more

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Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Institution of Acolyte

Monday, November 01, 2010
During the Conventual Mass at Oxford on  Wednesday 27th of October, fr Nicholas Crowe OP was instituted as an acolyte by the Prior Provincial, fr John Farrell OP.  Read more
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