Assignments of the Midwest Jesuits - Spring 2018

Fr. Timothy Howe, SJ, will become president of Colegio San Ignacio in San Juan, Puerto Rico, starting July 2018. He was previously president at St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati.

Fr. William Verbryke, SJ, will become President of Brebeuf Jesuit Prep in Indianapolis starting July 2018. He was previously vice president for mission and identity at Brebeuf.

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Fr. Robert Ochs, SJ, has been missioned to pray for the Church and Society.

Fr. Patrick Peppard, SJ, has been missioned to pray for the Church and Society. He was previously pastoral assistant at Ss Peter & Paul Jesuit Church in Detroit.   

Fr. George Von Kaenel, SJ, has been missioned to pray for the Church and Society. 

Fr. Jared Wicks, SJ, has been missioned to pray for the Church and Society. He was previously a senior priest and scholar in residence at Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio.  


Fr. Patrick Casey, SJ, of the Peru Province, has joined the Ann Arbor Jesuit community and provides pastoral ministry at St. Mary’s Student Parish. 

Click here for the Spring 2018 Jesuits magazine index.

Recent News

June 22, 2018 — A passionate, committed leader is sought by the board of directors of Red Cloud to guide a wide range of institutional efforts to empower Oglala Lakota youth, families, and community members through culturally-relevant education, arts-based programming, and spiritual formation.

June 21, 2018 — Pat Lofton, 52, principal of St. Thomas More Catholic School in St. Paul, received the National Catholic Board on Full Inclusion’s Dandy Award last month.

June 19, 2018 — The Midwest Jesuits placed in seven different categories at the 2018 Catholic Press Association Awards, including four first-place wins.

June 18, 2018 — Nearly 600 U.S. Catholic organizations declared that they are “still in” to support the Paris Agreement.

June 18, 2018 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. George R. Menke, SJ, who was called to eternal life on June 15, 2018. George died at the Brebeuf Jesuit Community in Indianapolis. He was 75 years old, a Jesuit for fifty-seven years, and a priest for over forty years.

June 15, 2018 — Read the story of a family from Mumbai who received the Sacraments of Initiation in St. Mary's Chapel at Saint Ignatius High School in Cleveland in a liturgy planned by students.

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