Former theology professor passes

first_imgNotre Dame theology professor emeritus William Storey died Thursday at the age of 90 after a brief illness, according to a report in the South Bend Tribune.Storey came to Notre Dame in 1967 to teach in the then-new doctoral program in liturgical studies, and in 1968 he developed an undergraduate program for majors in theology, the report stated. He retired in 1985 but directed doctoral students in liturgy until 1988.Before coming to Notre Dame, Storey taught in the department of history at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Penn., where he specialized in Medieval History and served as department chair for six years. The report stated that he was an activist in interracial affairs concerned with the Vietnam War and the beginning of the Catholic Pentecostal Movement.His former wife Elaine Curry, with whom he had seven children, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild, preceded Storey in death. After a 1977 divorce, he spent the rest of his life with his partner Philip Howland Schatz, the report stated.Following his retirement, Storey became part owner of Erasmus Books in South Bend with Schatz, according to the report, and continued his career publishing a series of prayer books.A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday at 6 p.m. at St. Hedwig Catholic Church in South Bend. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. that day in the church with a dinner following the Mass.Donations made in Storey’s memory may be sent to Church World Service in Elkhart or St. Margaret’s House in South Bend. Tags: Professor death, William Storeylast_img read more

Rosslea suits keen golfers to the tee

first_img14 Signature Drive, Rosslea is for sale.A NEW estate within Rosslea near the golf course is already achieving solid demand.Michele Hyde of RE/MAX Excellence – Townsville, who is marketing a home at 14 Signature Drive, Rosslea, within the Fairways Estate, said land had been selling quickly in the area, with many people building premium-style homes.She said the suburb was popular with buyers because it was only a couple of minutes drive from the CBD and because it was a well-established area with plenty of amenities including schools and shops.The median house price of Rosslea is $410,000 which increased by 28.1 per cent in the past quarter, but Ms Hyde said values within the Fairways estate would be higher because it was a higher end type of product.“The area has always been popular because it is close to the city which makes it a desirable location,’’ Ms Hyde said.“The new development is within the golf course, it (Fairways) is almost like a suburb within the suburb of Rosslea. It is a beautiful planned estate.’’The four-bedroom home in Signature Drive, is listed for $850,000. The property has views to Castle Hill.Ms Hyde said the home, which had never been lived in, was a former display home, which was now being offered for sale.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020She said as a result it had been finished to a very high standard and included black bamboo flooring through the living areas and a black and white colour palette was used throughout.Other features include black glass Zen switchplates, black tapware and fans.“It has got a lovely finish and things you wouldn’t expect,’’ Ms Hyde said.“It was completed about 15 months ago.’’Ms Hyde said the area was well established and had beautiful big trees and wide open spaces. This house, in particular, looked over open parkland.The main bedroom is on the upstairs level and has its own balcony. It also has an ensuite and walk-in robe. There is a covered veranda which overlooks a curved shaped pool with a fountain.There are airconditioners throughout the home.last_img read more