Raising Gentle Men

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Bringing Who You Are to What You Do – September 19, 2014 – University of Scranton

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

On September 19, 2014, I will be joined at the University of Scranton’s Community Breakfast by Desmond Plunkett, Dr. Thomas Check, and Irene DeGroot Thompson, three people profiled in Raising Gentle Men, to discuss how to bring the essence of who you are into your professional life.  See the attached flier for more information. Fall […]

RGM wins 2014 Catholic Press Award

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

The Catholic Press Association awarded First Prize for 2014 Best Book by a Small Publisher to Raising Gentle Men! We’re very pleased they found the plight of the boys of Alpha so compelling and the dedication of the Sisters of Mercy so inspiring. The judges said: “This book stands out for its honesty. An account […]

RGM Selected at “Royal Read” at U. of Scranton!

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Raising Gentle Men has been selected as the 2014 Royal Read at the University of Scranton! All incoming freshmen in September will be reading the book. Faculty who lead classes for the freshmen will be encouraged to incorporate the lessons in the book into their curriculum. On September 18, Desmond Plunkett (pictured on the back […]

Upcoming events

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Join us for Tales from the Only Man at the Convent – September 18, 2014 – Holy Cross High School – Scranton, PA – 8:00 a.m. September 18, 2014 – Scranton University – Scranton, PA – 6:00 p.m. September 19, 2014 – Scranton, PA – Community Brunch – 8:30 a.m.

Raising Gentle Men: Lives at the Orphanage Edge

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

A memoir by Jay Sullivan. Published by: Apprentice House  - Loyola University Maryland   There are very few benefits to being the only man in the convent. There are fewer still being the only big brother to 250 boys in an orphanage. But if you keep busy, you stumble into opportunities to help. And if […]