Deceased Friars


Paul Quinn, OFM

Paul Quinn

1915 – 1938

Br. Paul Quinn, OFM, was born on June 12, 1915 in Brookline, Mass. He graduated from St. Joseph Seraphic Seminary in Callicoon, N.Y., and entered the novitiate at St. Bonaventure Friary in Paterson, N.J. in 1936. He professed temporary vows one year later.

Paul had begun philosophy studies at St. Stephen’s Friary, Croghan, N.Y., when he died at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Woodhaven, N.Y., on Sept. 27, 1938. He was 23 years old, a professed friar for one year.

Each of us should be called a lesser brother, a Friar Minor. Each one of us should wash the feet of the others.”

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Paul Quinn, OFM

Paul Quinn

1915 – 1938

Br. Paul Quinn, OFM, was born on June 12, 1915 in Brookline, Mass. He graduated from St. Joseph Seraphic Seminary in Callicoon, N.Y., and entered the novitiate at St. Bonaventure Friary in Paterson, N.J. in 1936. He professed temporary vows one year later.

Paul had begun philosophy studies at St. Stephen’s Friary, Croghan, N.Y., when he died at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Woodhaven, N.Y., on Sept. 27, 1938. He was 23 years old, a professed friar for one year.