2014 Ordinands (in order of photo) Christopher P. Johnson, SJ; Eric M. Sundrup, SJ; John F. Shea, SJ; Nathan C. Wendt, SJ; and Paul J. Shelton, SJ.
Ordination 2014: Celebrating Our New Jesuit Priests
Pope Francis has said that Jesuits always look toward the horizon with Christ at the center, which "pushes the Society to be searching, creative, and generous."
This year, the Society of Jesus in the United States welcomes 19 new priests to work creatively and generously in the vineyard of the Lord.
In the Midwest, the following five Jesuits were ordained on June 7, 2014, at Church of the Gesu in Milwaukee by the Most Reverend Richard Sklba, DD, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Milwaukee: (in order of cover photo)
, Christopher P. Johnson , Eric M. Sundrup , John F. Shea , and Nathan C. Wendt .
Paul J. Shelton
We invite you to celebrate our new Jesuit priests by viewing highlights of their ordination Mass (below) and reading more about them by clicking their names above.
August 21, 2018 – As we reckon with the Grand Jury report on sexual abuse by priests in Pennsylvania and the failures of bishops to protect the children entrusted to their care, our hearts and prayers—first and foremost—are with the victim-survivors.
December 10, 2018 — Former Johnson & Johnson executive David Smith returns home to lead school. He will succeed Fr. Mark Luedtke, SJ, on July 1, 2019.
December 1, 2018 — As members of the greater Ignatian family, we are blessed to have many prayer resources available to us. If you’re looking for something special for Advent, you may want to visit one of the following.
November 29, 2018 — Better known as Padre Melo, Ismael Moreno, SJ, is the director of the Honduran Jesuit radio station, Radio Progreso.
November 29, 2018 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. Robert K. McIntosh, SJ, who died on Saturday, November 24, 2018, in Waukesha, Wis. He was 78 years old. May he rest in peace.
November 27, 2018 — With the launch of the sainthood cause for Fr. Arrupe, a reflection on his legacy.
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