Brother George Tolan

born 2 December 1914
died 8 June 1956 aged 41
clothed 26 September 1954
professed 29 September 1955

Born to George and Aliza (née Brannagan) Tolan and baptised George Tolan

On the Feast of St Michael the Archangel (September 29, 1955) the School attended High Mass in the choir as Brothers Marian Lang and George Tolan took simple temporary vows.

On 13 June 1956, the School attended Pontifical High Mass for Bro. George Tolan (who had died in Glasgow the previous Friday) and after Mass were present at his funeral.

Taken from the book Abbey Boys by Mike Turnbull

Brother George’s headstone in the monk’s cemetery

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