September 9, 2012
4 years, 2 months and 28 days since
our Reunion.
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  Fifty years ago or so, you took a trip to Childs, Maryland to see what life as an Oblate of St. Francis de Sales would be like. Most of us found out that it was a great life punctuated with prayers, hard work, studies, snowball fights, Sr. Jane's cooking and kissing the floor...... A considerable number of folks left right there!
  The rest moved on to college, teaching, and more school. Somewhere along the line, a whole bunch more went our own way. Such is life. How about calling all of us "The Wild Geese" after the 19th Century Irish Catholics who joined Napoleon to fight against the English? In Latin that would be: "anseres a lacu abiti" - Geese who've flown the pond!
But we still made terrific friendships which deserved to be renewed. We've weathered a half century of adventures, successes, and failures. There's a lot of catching up to do.

*****  Next reunion, Reunion IV, is being planned
for 2017, July 6,7, and 8 at DeSales University

in Allentown, PA.  *****

 


 Please flip through the pages of our website and sign our guest book.
The Committees:

2012 Reunion II                                                     2011 Reunion I
Malvern, PA                                                            Camp De Sales
                                                                                Brooklyn, MI          

Jim Douglas                                                             Bill Albe
Bill Maher                                                                Frank DeMilde
Ray McCracken                                                       Ron Kotz
Jim Murphy                                                             Mike Meloche 
Art Nicoletti                                                            Bill Mittendorf
                                                                                Tim Pilat
                                                                               
 Tony Sutton
                                                                                Don Zurack

2015 Reunion III
Camp De Sales
Brooklyn, MI


Frank DeMilde
Ron Kotz
Bill Mittendorf
Tim Pilat
Tony Sutton

Don Zurack




 
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