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Sean Alphonsus Lavery

Sean Alphonsus Lavery, music educator, priest. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1954.

Background

  • Lavery, Sean Alphonsus was born on August 16, 1930 in Lurgan, Armagh, Ireland. Son of Robert and Rose Ann (Hegarty) Lavery.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, St. Columbans College, Navan, Ireland, 1950. Bachelor of Music, Manhattanville College, 1957. Licentiate in Gregorian Semiology, Pontifical Institute, Rome, 1979.

      Doctorate in Sacred Music (summa cum laude), Pontifical Institute, Rome, 1981.

    Career

    • Missionary work, Ozamiz City, Mindanao, Philippines, 1957-1968. Professor music and communications St. Columbans College, 1969-1978. Rector College San Colombano, Rome, 1978-1981.

      Professor, director sacred music Maynooth University, Ireland, 1980-1987. Pastor Roman Catholic Church, Savlamar, Jamaica, since 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1954.

    Works

    • Author: The Special Oriscus in Chartres 47, 1981. Editor Jubilus Review, since 1984. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Personality

    Interests

    Painting, golf, jogging, squash, bridge.

    Connections

    • father: Robert Lavery
    • mother: Rose Ann (Hegarty) Lavery
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    Born August 16, 1930
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    • 1950
      St. Columbans College
    • 1957
      Manhattanville College
    • 1979
      Pontifical Institute
    • 1981
      Pontifical Institute
    • 1957 - 1968
      Missionary work
      Mindanao, Cebu, Philippines
    • 1969 - 1978
      professor, music and communications St. Columbans College
    • 1978 - 1981
      rector College San Colombano
      Rome, New York, United States
    • 1980 - 1987
      professor, sacred music Maynooth University
      Ireland
    • 1980 - 1987
      director, sacred music Maynooth University
      Ireland
    • 1987
      pastor Roman Catholic Church
      Jamaica
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