University of Notre Dame

The Story of Notre Dame
Brother Aidan's Extracts


Born 1814; Entered August 26, 1855; took habit April 1, 1856; He was professed 1865; Died December 28, 1908. Employed as Farmer. Was also a grave digger (Cedar Grove) and wood chopper at the College.

"Brother Antonius, the oldest Brother in the Congregation, died at the Community House during vacation in the 95th year of his life and the 53rd of his religious profession. It is said that in all the 52 years which he spent at Notre Dame, Brother Antonius never visited South Bend a single time." SCHOLASTIC, 42:256, 1908

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