John R. Gavigan

John R. Gavigan OSA


Ordine di Sant'Agostino


John J. Gavigan was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on August 23, 1913. He professed his first vows in the Order of St. Augustine on September 12, 1931, and was ordained to the priesthood on July 7, 1938. Father Gavigan obtained a doctorate in Classical Languages and another one in Church history. Father Gavigan served as professor of Classical Languages at Villanova University and later as professor of Church History at Collegio Santa Monica, Rome. Then he worked in Vienna, Austria, for many years. His last years were spent at Villanova where he died July 7, 1994.






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