The College mourns the passing of Elena Grant Cahir, daughter of College Governor Maria and Richard Grant. A young mother and educator, Mrs. Cahir died on Saturday, June 22, following a lengthy struggle against cancer. She is survived by her husband, Michael, and daughter, Carol.

On Monday evening, College Chaplain Rev. Cornelius M. Buckley, S.J., offered a Mass for the repose of Mrs. Cahir and the consolation of her family in Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel. A funeral Mass was offered on Tuesday, June 25, at St. Ann Catholic Church in Arlington, Va.

Please pray for Mrs. Cahir and the Cahir and Grant families.

Updated: June 26, 2013


Mr. and Mrs. Grant, Mr. and Mrs.Cahir, and Gillian Grant on the eve of the dedication of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel in 2009