Order of Premontre, Premonstratensians, Norbertines, and White Canons

R. D. Henry A. Jafolla, O. Praem.

Birth: July 26, 1926

Death: May 16, 1976

House: Daylesford Abbey

Our brother Henry Jafolla was born in Philadelphia in 1926. He was a student at Southeast Catholic and spent two years at St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin, before being vested in the Order in 1946. He was professed in 1948 and ordained in 1953.

After ordination, he was assigned to Southeast Catholic High School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to teach courses in religion, and made the move to Bishop Neumann in 1956, where he remained until 1963.

Henry spent from 1963 through 1967 at Premontre High School in Green Bay, Wisconsin, before returned to Neumann from 1967 until 1972.

From 1972 to 1974, he was the student chaplain at LaSalle College in Philadelphia, and from 1974 to 1976, an assistant at Blessed Sacrament Parish in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Henry died on Sunday, May 16th, 1976 at the age of 49.

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