Assignments: Midwest Jesuits - Fall/Winter 2016
Fr. Richard Baumann, SJ
, is working in the USA Tertainship Program in Portland during the fall semester. He will work in the African Tertianship Program during the spring semester.
Fr. Kenneth Herian, SJ, has been missioned to pray for the Church and the Society at St. Camillus Jesuit Community in Wauwatosa, Wis.
Br. Michael O’Grady, SJ, has been assigned to assist the superior at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Mich.
Fr. Francis Prokes, SJ, has been missioned to pray for the Church and the Society at St. Camillus Jesuit Community in Wauwatosa, Wis.
Fr. Donald Rowe, SJ, has been missioned to pray for the Church and the Society at St. Camillus Jesuit Community in Wauwatosa, Wis.
Fr. William Verbryke, SJ, was named superior of the Brebeuf Jesuit Community in Indianapolis and vice president for mission and identity at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School.
Fr. Joseph Wagner, SJ, has been assigned to work in campus ministry at St. Mary Student Parish at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Fr. Karl Voelker, SJ, will serve as a retreat director at Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House in Barrington, Ill.
Fr. Paul O’Connor, SJ, has been assigned to teach theology and offer adult faith formation at Walsh Jesuit High School in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.
Fr. David Watson, SJ, has been assigned to serve in campus ministry and teach theology at St. John’s Jesuit High School & Academy in Toledo, Ohio.
Fr. Paul Panaretos, SJ, will offer spiritual direction at Ignatius Jesuit Centre in Guelph, Ontario.
Fr. Gerald Thomas (Tom) Krettek, SJ, was named vice president for mission and ministry at Marquette University in Milwaukee.
Fr. Joseph Weiss, SJ, will serve as a professor of liturgy at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry, before taking a sabbatical.
Fr. Robert Wild, SJ, has been named chancellor at Marquette University in Milwaukee, where he previously served as president.
As of Fall 2016, there are 544 Jesuits in the Chicago-Detroit and Wisconsin Provinces.
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October 29, 2018 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. George W. Traub, SJ, who died on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Mich. He was 82 years old. May he rest in peace.
October 28, 2018 — The Society of Jesus in the U.S., Canada and Haiti welcomed 40 new Jesuit novices this fall at novitiates in California, Louisiana, Minnesota, New York, Quebec and Haiti.
October 25, 2018 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. Robert E. Brodzeller, SJ, who was called to eternal life on October 24, 2018. Father Brodzeller died at St. Camillus Jesuit Community, in Wauwatosa, Wis. He was eighty-eight years old, a Jesuit for sixty-eight years, and a priest for fifty-five years.
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