Please pray for the repose of the soul of District of San Francisco New Orleans Brother John Kelly, FSC, who passed away in his sleep July 15, 2017, at the Saint Paul’s School Community in Covington, Louisiana. He was 90 years old.
Born Brendan Benedict Kelly on June 24, 1927 in Houston, Texas, Brother John entered the Brothers’ Novitiate on January 26, 1945 and received the habit of the Brothers on August 14, 1945 in Lafayette, Louisiana. He pronounced final vows on July 2, 1952.
Brother John received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1951; a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Southwest Louisiana, Lafayette, in 1961; and a Master of Science degree from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, in 1972.
Funeral Arrangements for Brother John are to be announced.
Tour of Duty
08-1948 St. Paul’s School, Covington, LA, Teacher
08-1949 Scholasticate, Santa Fe, NM, Studies
08-1951 De La Salle High School, New Orleans, LA, Teacher
08-1952 St. Michael’s High School, Santa Fe, NM, Teacher
08-1955 Cathedral High School, Lafayette, LA, Teacher
01-1958 De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lafayette, LA
08-1958 Hanson Memorial High School, Franklin, LA, Teacher
08-1965 St. Paul’s School, Covington, LA, Librarian
08-1971 O’Connell Jr High School, Galveston, TX, Librarian
01-1972 Christian Brothers School, New Orleans, LA, Librarian
09-1972 De La Salle High School, New Orleans, LA, Librarian
08-1973 Houston, TX, Leave of absence
08-1975 De La Salle High School, New Orleans, LA, Teacher’s Assistant
08-1976 Archbishop Rummel High School, Metairie, LA, Teacher’s Assistant
08-1977 De La Salle High School, New Orleans, LA, Teacher
08-1978 Archbishop Rummel High School Community
08-2010 De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lafayette, LA, Retired
08-2011 St. Paul’s School, Covington, LA, Retired