An April 3 Rhode Island Catholic article profiled Provost James Brennan 's life and career.

From: Rhode Island Catholic Date: April 3, 2014 Author: Rick Snizek

BRISTOL - Although he has traveled the world as an educator, and serves in one of the highest ranking positions at one of the nation's leading Catholic institutions of higher learning, Dr. James Brennan has never strayed too far from his very humble beginnings in the Ocean State.Brennan, who has served for the last seven years as provost at The Catholic University of America, often returns to Bristol to spend the weekend with his wife Maria, whose own Portuguese roots run as strong as a vinho verde grape vine across a backyard trellis in this quaint city by the bay with a staunch Iberian pedigree.

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