a professed Franciscan friar
for 68 years and the 15th
died Nov. 7, 2012, at Holy
Name Friary in Ringwood, N.J.
1972, one of the more turbulent
times in U.S. history.
tied to the religious, political and
social upheaval that characterized
the late '60s -- the peace move-
ment, the sexual revolution, and the
call for freedom from cherished tra-
ditions and almost anything that
seemed to be `expected' by social
Franciscan Mission at St. Bonaventure and a 1970 SBU alumnus.
integrity and principle, Reginald made the hard choices that he
believed were in the best interests of the university. He was
admired by many and the majority of his critics respected him."
creation of the Faculty Senate along with increasing the number
of faculty members with terminal degrees. Fr. Reginald also
added laymen to the Board of Trustees, which up until this time
had all been members of the order. He took the time to com-
pletely revise the Administrative Handbook and began granting
Margaret Carney, O.S.F., university president.
"His memory and legacy will be preserved here
as they deserve to be."
Paterson, N.J. In 1944, he professed simple vows and in 1947, he
professed his final vows. He did philosophical studies at St.
Stephen Friary in Croghan, N.Y., and St. Anthony Friary in Butler,
N.J., and theology at Holy Name College in Washington.
ed on the campus at that time -- after his ordination in 1949. He
furthered his studies in Paris and the University of Friedsburg,
Switzerland, before receiving his doctor of philosophy from the
University of Louvain in 1955.
parishes in New Jersey; as a trustee at Siena College (1967-70);
and as president of the Association of Catholic Colleges and
St. Anthony Residence in Boston, before moving to Holy Name
Friary in Ringwood in 2010.
Rev. John F. O'Connor, O.F.M., provincial minister of Holy Name
Province and a university trustee. "I will never forget his fraternal
support for me and his enormous contribution to the life and wel-
fare of Holy Name Province."
remembered for his integrity, faith and scholarship
is invited. The registration form will be mailed in late
February. Let us know if you plan to attend, see who else
will be there, and get details at www.sbu.edu/reunion.
Ireland as we see the sights, enjoy
the culture, hear from the people,
and learn the historic, social, polit-
ical and religious lessons that
earth. The Mychal Judge Center Tour of Ireland is from
June 25 to July 4, 2013, and guests will visit Dublin,
Galway, Derry and Belfast. The cost is $2,580 per per-
son and includes round-trip airfare.