Born John Stout on May 13, 1900 in South Boston, Massachusetts, he enrolled in the German school run by the Jesuits on Shamut Avenue, but some conflict over the German language led him to register at Thomas N. Hart public school. He then went to Boston Latin School. His father, John Stout, Sr. was a retreatant at St. Gabriel’s Monastery, Brighton, Massachusetts. John Jr. went to the Passionist Preparatory School at Baltimore, Maryland and then on to the novitiate at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he professed his vows of October 9, 1919. His religious name was Theodore. He was ordained February 27, 1926. An early assignment was at Holy Cross Seminary, Dunkirk, New York as professor and prefect. He taught classics. He then went to help Bishop Paul J. Nussbaum, C.P. in the diocese of Marquette, Michigan where he did parish ministry. When he returned east he was a preacher of parish missions and renewals. His brother was Father Dunstan Stout, C.P. Father Theodore Stout died at St. Mary’s Hospital, Scranton after a lingering illness.
May 13, 1900
October 9, 1919
February 27, 1926
May 10, 1954
Theodore of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus & Mary Stout