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Fr. Paul Locatelli 1938-2010

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Monday, Jul. 19, 2010

I was privileged to know so many of our great ones while I served as a resident counselor in Kenna Hall and worked also as the nightime keeper of the Infirmary A couple of years ago, I received word that I suffered from metastatic prostate CA. It seemed a bleak time and I had little enthusiasm. I then read Fr. Locatelli's Christmas Message. It had a magnificence that greatly touched me. It's ecumenical perfection deserves restatement as an SCU credo. His bringing together the diverse world peoples while rejecting the exclusionary philosophy of many is my notion of and sanctity. RIP papa. Thomas