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Bob DrinanThe Controversial Life of the First Catholic Priest Elected to Congress$
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Raymond A. Schroth

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780823233045

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011

DOI: 10.5422/fso/9780823233045.001.0001

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A New Beginning

A New Beginning

(p.8) 1 A New Beginning
Bob Drinan

Raymond A. Schroth

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This chapter focuses on Father Drinan's childhood years as well as his experiences at Boston College. Topics covered include his years in grammar school and Hyde Park High, his arrival at Boston College in 1938, his encounter with English teacher Father Richard Gregory Shea, and his decision to join the Jesuit novitiate at Shadowbrook.

Keywords:   Father Robert Drinan, Jesuit priests, Boston College, childhood

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