Order of Premontre, Premonstratensians, Norbertines, and White Canons

R. D. Robert W. Gaghan, O. Praem.

Birth: January 27, 1929

Death: May 29, 1989

House: Daylesford Abbey

Our brother Robert Gaghan was born in Philadelphia in 1929 and graduated from Southeast Catholic in 1947.  Bob entered the Order and was vested that same year, professed in 1949 and ordained in 1954.  

He served on the faculty of Southeast Catholic / Bishop Newmann High School, teaching English, after completing degree work at Villanova University.  

He also served as the principal at Bishop Newmann for several years.

He served as assistant pastor to several parishes in the Philidelphia area from 1956 to 1980, and in 1985 was appointed the second Norbertine Pastor of St. Gabriel Church in South Philadelphia.  

Bob died on Monday, May 29, 1989 at the age of 60. 

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