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Assignments: Midwest Jesuits - Fall/Winter 2016
Jesuit Formation   Jesuit Community
Fr. Richard Baumann, SJ
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. Richard Baumann, SJ
Fr. Kenneth Herian, SJ, has been missioned to pray for the Church and the Society at St. Camillus Jesuit Community in Wauwatosa, Wis.

Jesuit Community   Jesuit Community
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Br. Michael O’Grady, SJ, has been assigned to assist the superior at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Mich.
Fr. Francis Prokes, SJ
Fr. Francis Prokes, SJ, has been missioned to pray for the Church and the Society at St. Camillus Jesuit Community in Wauwatosa, Wis.

Jesuit Community   Jesuit Community
Fr. William Verbryke, SJ
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
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.

Parish   Retreat
Fr. Joseph Wagner, SJ
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
Fr. Karl Voelker, SJ, will serve as a retreat director at Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House in Barrington, Ill.

Schools   Schools
Fr. Paul O’Connor, SJ
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
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.

Spiritual   Spiritual
Fr. Paul Panaretos, SJ
Fr. Paul Panaretos, SJ, will offer spiritual direction at Ignatius Jesuit Centre in Guelph, Ontario.
Fr. Gerald Thomas (Tom) Krettek, SJ
Fr. Gerald Thomas (Tom) Krettek, SJ, was named vice president for mission and ministry at Marquette University in Milwaukee.

Universities   Universities
Fr. Paul Panaretos, SJ
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. Paul Panaretos, SJ
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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