Brother Paul Joslin was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 3, 1946. He grew up in Colwyn, Delaware Country, Pennsylvania which is adjacent to southwest Philadelphia. He attended West Philadelphia Catholic High School for Boys where he was introduced to the Lasallian Christians Brothers. During the middle of Brother Paul’s junior year of high school, he became a Juniorate and on June 15, 1964 became a Novitiate in the Christian Brothers. Brother Paul studied Spanish at LaSalle University, then LaSalle College, as an undergraduate from 1965 – 1969. He earned a Masters degree in Spanish from Millersville University of Pennsylvania, then Millersville College, in 1974. During his vocation as a Christian Brother, Brother Paul has taught Spanish and religion at Archbishop Carroll High School in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Calvert Hall Catholic High School in Towson, Maryland, West Philadelphia Catholic High School for Boys in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a Christian Brother’s school in Chiquimula, Guatemala, the Colegio de la Salle in Huehuetenango, Guatemala and Hudson Catholic High School in Jersey City, New Jersey. Brother Paul currently lives at the Christian Brother’s house at Hudson Catholic High School in Jersey City, New Jersey. The interview discusses Brother James Miller, a Christian Brother who was murdered in Guatemala in 1982.
Joslin, Paul and Sharer, Donna, "Interview of Paul Joslin, F.S.C." (2009). All Oral Histories. Paper 24.
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