A New Beginning

Raymond A. Schroth and S. J.

in Bob Drinan

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780823233045
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823240456 | DOI:
A New Beginning

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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

Chapter.  10658 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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