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Assignments of the Midwest Jesuits - Fall Winter 2017

  Jesuit Community

Fr. Walter Deye, SJ, has been named rector of the Cincinnati Jesuit Community effective January 1, 2018. He previously served as socius of the Chicago-Detroit Province.


Fr. James Grummer, SJ, has been named superior of the Pontifical Gregorian University Jesuit Community in Rome and director of the Ignatian Spirituality Center at the Gregorian University.


Fr. James Lafontaine, SJ, of the USA Northeast Province, became superior of the Kino Jesuit Community in South Dakota on July 31, succeeding Fr. Edward Witt, SJ. Fr. Lafontaine has served as associate pastor at St. Francis Mission since 2016.



Fr. Robert Scullin, SJ, has been appointed superior of the Colombiere Center Jesuit Community in Clarkston, Michigan, succeeding Fr. John Libens, SJ. Fr. Scullin previously served as pastor of Gesu Catholic Church in Detroit.
  Mission

Fr. James Kubicki, SJ, has been appointed president of St. Francis Mission on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota, succeeding Fr. John Hatcher, SJ. Fr. Kubicki previously served as national director of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network (Apostleship of Prayer).
 Schools

Fr. Mark Carr, SJ, became principal of Walsh Jesuit High School in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, this summer. Fr. Carr previously served as socius of the Wisconsin Province.
  Spiritual

Fr. William Blazek, SJ, was appointed as the next US national director of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network (Apostleship of Prayer), succeeding Fr. James Kubicki, SJ.
  Vocations

Fr. Paul Coelho, SJ, of the Kohima Region, has returned to Kohima after serving as vocation director of the Wisconsin Province since 2011.


Br. Pat Douglas, SJ, became regional vocation director for the western part of the new USA Midwest Jesuit Province. He previously served as a regional vocation promoter.


Fr. Michael Rossmann, SJ, will join the vocation team as a vocation promoter in January 2018 after completing a licentiate in sacred theology degree at Boston College School of Theology and Ministry.
 
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September 16, 2019 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Br. Robert W. Schneider, SJ, who died on September 14, 2019, at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Michigan. He was 81 years old. May he rest in peace.

September 13, 2019 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. James E. Fitzgerald, SJ, who died on September 12, 2019, at St. Camillus in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. He was 84 years old. May he rest in peace.

September 10, 2019 — U.S. News & World Report has released its annual rankings of the best colleges and universities in the United States, and all six Midwest Jesuit universities made the list.

The Jesuit Friends & Alumni Network (JFAN) will celebrate the feast of the North American Jesuit Martyrs on October 19, 2019, with a Jesuit Alumni Mass and Reception in several cities.

August 27, 2019 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. Robert C. Thul, SJ, who died on August 25, 2019, at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Michigan. He was 89 years old. May he rest in peace.

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