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Jesuits in Eastern Africa--Shukran Newsletter
The Midwest Jesuits are “twinned” with the Eastern Africa Province composed of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and North and South Sudan.

With thanks for your generosity to our Jesuit International Missions in Eastern Africa, we invite you to read the latest issue of Shukran (Swahili/Arabic for "Gratitude"), which includes news and stories of how the Jesuits and their colleagues are serving where the need is greatest. If you would like to make a donation to help the Jesuits in Eastern Africa, please contact a member of our Advancement staff (see below) or click here to make an online contribution.

Our Regional Advancement Directors

Chicago
Bill Burke, bburke@jesuits.org
Jeff Smart, jsmart@jesuits.org

Detroit
Nora Dabrowski, ndabrowski@jesuits.org

Cincinnati
Mark Maxwell, mmaxwell@jesuits.org

Milwaukee/Omaha
Dan O'Brien, dobrien@jesuits.org

Minneapolis/St. Paul
Al Bill, abill@jesuits.org



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Recent News

January 17, 2018 — “If I saw You on the street / and You said come and follow me…” These words from the song “You Can Have Me” by Sidewalk Prophets came on the radio one summer day. I had just graduated from St. Ignatius High School in Cleveland, Ohio, and the words spoke to me in a life-changing way.

January 11, 2018 — Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola, the Jesuit secondary school in San Juan, Puerto Rico, has appointed Fr. Timothy A. Howe, SJ, to serve as the school’s next president.

January 10, 2018 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of our brother, Fr. Thomas F. Ankenbrandt, SJ, who died on January 8, 2018, at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Michigan. He was 88 years old. May he rest in peace.

January 9, 2018 — Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School has selected Fr. William Verbryke, SJ, as its 12th president.

Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. James E. O'Reilly, SJ, who died on January 5, 2018, at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Michigan. He was 91 years old. May he rest in peace.

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