Brother Dominic Ruegg, FSC (John Anthony Ruegg) of the District of San Francisco New Orleans passed away peacefully on February 15, 2019 at the Holy Family Community, Mont La Salle, California. He was 100 years old.
Funeral: February 22, 2019, Mont La Salle, 4401 Redwood Road, Napa, CA.
Viewing (Rotunda): 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Funeral Mass (Main Chapel): 11:00 a.m.
Burial (Brothers’ Cemetery): Following Mass
Luncheon: Following Burial
A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel at Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, CA, March 5 at 7:00 p.m., with a reception to follow.
Born: 08/31/1918, San Francisco, CA.
High School attended: Sacred Heart, San Francisco, CA.
Entered Novitiate: 06/17/1936
Received habit: 08/14/1936
Final vows: 08/15/1943, Mont La Salle
Education: B.A., Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, CA, 1941; M.A., Latin & Greek, Catholic Univ., Washington, DC, 1947; Ph.D., Latin & Greek, Catholic Univ., Washington, DC, 1951; M.A., Theology, Univ. of Notre Dame, IN, 1959
08-1937 Scholasticate, SMC, Student
08-1938 Novitiate, MLS, Napa, (convalescing)
08-1939 Scholasticate, SMC, Student
08-1941 Saint Mary’s College HS, Berkeley, Teacher
08-1943 Cathedral HS, Los Angeles, Teacher
09-1944 Sacred Heart HS, San Francisco, Teacher
06-1945 San Joaquin Memorial HS, Fresno, Sub-Director, Teacher
06-1946 Catholic Univ., Washington DC, Study
09-1949 Scholasticate, SMC, Moraga, Sub-Director, Professor at SMC
06-1954 Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, Professor
06-1955 Second Novitiate, Rome, Italy
06-1956 Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, Pro-Director, Professor
01-1962 ” ” Acting Director, President
02-1962 ” ” Director, Professor
06-1962 Scholasticate, SMC, Moraga, Sub-Director, Professor
06-1966 Europe, Mediterranean Studies, Study
06-1967 Novitiate, MLS, Napa, Sub-Director
06-1968 Sangre de Cristo, Santa Fe, NM, Sub-Director, Lecturer
06-1969 Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, Professor}
12-1973 Joseph Alemany Community, SMC, Moraga, Director, Academic VP
07-1978 Sabbatical, Jubilee trip
07-1979 Joseph Alemany Community, SMC, Moraga, Director, Professor
01-1980 ” ” Professor
04-1984 ” ” Retired, Part-time professor
09-1992 Narooma, Australia, 100-Day Retreat
01-1993 Joseph Alemany Community, Retired
01-1994 De La Salle Delegation House, Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa, Christ the Teacher Program professor
06-1994 Joseph Alemany Community, SMC, Moraga, Retired
07-2016 Holy Family Community, Mont La Salle, Retired