Daily Archives: July 10, 2019

JNEWS: Muller, Donald [MC1975] interim priest in charge @ Holy Spirit Episcopal



Donald Muller Returns to Southern Ocean County
Priest Who Once Served in Beach Haven Helping Out in TuckertonBy Rick Mellerup | Jul 10, 2019

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Tuckerton, NJ — Just when the Rev. Canon Donald Muller thought he was out, they pulled him back in. The Episcopal priest and his wife, Lynn, had retired to Barnegat Township in July 2018. But that same month the Rev. Martha McKee, the vicar of Tuckerton’s Church of the Holy Spirit, retired and returned to her home state of Texas.

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Muller was born in New York City and grew up on Long Island and then Washingtonville, Orange County, N.Y., where he graduated from high school. He attended Manhattan College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in government. But by his senior year he felt called to the ministry.

The problem was the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York at that time wanted potential seminarians to work for two years before entering seminary. So he commuted to the city for two years resolving “third party liability claims for Empire Mutual.”

During that time, Muller stayed involved with the church.

“I did a lot of youth work; I even helped out with a Roman Catholic youth group,” he said.

Still, after two years Muller was definitely ready for seminary. His choice of seminaries, though, was, at first glance, rather strange. Instead of the General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church in New York City, he attended the Nashotah House Theological Seminary in Nashotah, Wisc. Why?

“It’s the high church seminary,” explained Muller, who said his archdeacon in his home church had been “kind of my mentor” and had attended Nashotah House.

Indeed it is a high church seminary, in the Anglo-Catholic tradition, quite conservative in its theology and especially in its ritual. A true high church Episcopal church would be, to the casual observer, very hard to differentiate from a Roman Catholic or British Anglican church.

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Muller, Donald [MC????]

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Dear John,

I believe that Rev Donald is a member of the Class of 1975.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Muller, Donald [MC1975]

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JFOUND: Keenan, John Fontaine [MC1951] Judge


Dear John,

    I believe that the Judge is a member of the Class of 1951.


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From: Jasper Fjohn68
Sent: Jul 9, 2019 1:32 PM
To: McEneney, Mike (MC1953) 
Subject: Jasper check when you have time: John Fontaine Keenan


John Fontaine Keenan

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Keenan, John Fontaine [MC1951]

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JLINKEDIN: Stransky, Maureen [MC2006] Office Mgr @ Lanier & Assoc



Stransky, Maureen [MC2006]
Office Manager/ Project Support at Lanier & Associates, Consulting Engineers, Inc.
Beaumont/Port Arthur, Texas Area

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