James Quinn

QUINN, James. b. Glasgow, 21 April 1919; d. Edinburgh, 8 April 2010. He was educated at St Aloysius’ College, Glasgow, and read Honours in Classics at the University of Glasgow (MA 1939). He entered the Novitiate of the Jesuit Order in 1939, studying philosophy at Heythrop College (1941-44), followed by a period as a Greek and Latin teacher at Preston Catholic College (1944-48). He returned to Heythrop College to study theology (1948-52), being ordained in 1950. He served his Tertianship at St Beuno’s College, St Asaph, Flintshire (where Gerard Manley Hopkins* had been), followed by a short period teaching at Wimbledon, London (1954-55). He was a priest at the Church of the Sacred Heart,...

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