Saturday, January 30, 2010

Ralph Mcinerny, R. I. P.

Ralph Mcinerny Dies At 80. - Phatmass Phorum - Catholic Forum and Community: "SOUTH BEND, Indiana, JAN. 29, 2010 ( Prominent Catholic author, professor and cultural commentator Ralph McInerny died today at the age of 80.

'I have no voice or words to speak our loss. Not yet. Not today,' Joseph Bottom of First Things wrote today on the magazine's Web site.

Ralph McInerny was a professor of philosophy and the Michael P. Grace Professor of Medieval Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

He held degrees from St. Paul Seminary, University of Minnesota and Laval University, and had taught at the University of Notre Dame since 1955. He directed the Jacques Maritain Center from 1979 to 2006."

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1 comment:

Terrie Farley Moran said...


I am so sorry to learn this news, I really enjoyed Ralph McInerny's writing.

Thanks for letting us know.