Select Page

Canisius College will celebrate the life of Rev. Paul J. Dugan ’45, SJ, during a memorial Mass on Saturday, June 8 at 4:00 p.m. in Christ the King Chapel.  The beloved “Doogs” died on May 11 in Murray-Weigel Hall.  He was 95. 

The Mass for Father Dugan is appropriately timed to take place during Alumni Weekend, in order to accommodate an outpouring from former students who want to pay tribute to the longtime moderator of athletics. 

Click here to add the memorial Mass to your calendar.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held for Father Dugan on Tuesday, May 14 at the Murray-Weigel Hall Chapel. 

Donations in memory of Father Dugan can be made to the Rev. Paul J. Dugan, SJ, Scholarship Fund, Attn: Institutional Advancement, Canisius College, 2001 Main Street, Buffalo, NY, 14208 or by visiting

Submitted by: College Communications