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Brother Dominic Jordan, RIP

Brother Dominic

Brother Dominic Jordan, of the District of Eastern North America, died at Nairobi Hospital in Kenya on February 8, 2012.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

1:00 p.m.
The cortege leaves Lee Funeral Home, Nairobi, for St. Mary’s, Nyeri, where there will be a prayer service, viewing, and a night vigil.

Friday, February 17, 2012
10:00 a. m.
Mass at Our Lady Consolata Cathedral, Nyeri
The Bishop of Nyeri, Peter Kairo, will be the main celebrant.
After the liturgy, around 12:30 p.m., departure for burial at Mathari, a cemetery for religious and priests for the Diocese of Nyeri.
*Brother Dennis Lee will represent DENA at these services.

There will be a memorial liturgy for Brother Dominic at St. Peter’s Church, Staten Island, in March.

Born James Peter Jordan in New York City, NY on April 3, 1940
Entered the Barrytown Juniorate on September 9, 1954, and Novitiate on
     June 24, 1957
Received the Religious Habit and Name, Brother Dominic Benildus, on
     September 7, 1957
Pronounced Perpetual Vows at Manhattan College, Bronx, NY in 1965

1962-1970, Bronx, NY, St. Raymond HS: teacher
1970-1971, New York, NY, La Salle Academy: teacher
1971-1977, Bronx, NY, St. Raymond HS: teacher
1977-1984, Staten Island, NY, St. Peter’s HS: teacher & principal
1984-1992, Rongai, Kenya, Rongai HS: teacher
1992-1992, Rome, Italy, CIL Program: Renewal (January – June)
1992-1995, Meki, Ethiopia, Meki Catholic Mission School: principal
1995-1997, Nairobi, Kenya, De La Salle Delegation: director of
1997-1997, Staten Island, NY, St Peter’s Community: sabbatical
     (September – December)
1998-2008, Nyeri, Kenya, St. Mary’s Boys Secondary School: headmaster;
     Initiated DLS Christian Brothers Child Rescue & Adult Education Center
2008-2008, Lincroft, NJ, De La Salle Hall: recuperation (through May)
2008-2008, Staten Island, NY, St. Peter’s H S Community: recuperation
2008-2011, Nyeri, Kenya, St. Mary’s Boys Secondary School: development
2011-2012, Staten Island, NY, St. Peter’s H S: fundraiser for St. Mary’s Boys
     School, Nyeri

Photos from memorials for Bro. Dominic

Remembrance from Edwin Wanyonyi, a junior at Saint Mary’s Child Rescue Centre