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.
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.
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August 14, 2018 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. Thomas "Tom" C. Widner, SJ, who was called to eternal life on August 13, 2018. Tom died at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind. He was seventy-six years old, a Jesuit for almost thirty-three years, and a priest for forty-nine years.
August 10, 2018 — If Dr. Seuss wrote the biography of St. Ignatius of Loyola, it would look like “Audacious Ignatius,” a new children’s book created by two longtime Jesuit educators.
August 6, 2018 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Father Charles "Chuck" F. Burns, SJ, who was called to eternal life on August 2, 2018. Chuck died at St. Camillus, in Wauwatosa, Wis. He was eighty-one years old, a Jesuit for almost fifty-four years, and a priest for forty-six years.
August 6, 2018 — Last month, 61 refugees in Kenya and Malawi earned diplomas from Regis University through the Jesuit Worldwide Learning program.
July 26, 2018 — Father Urmston received a proclamation from the City Council of Cincinnati for his peace and justice efforts on June 27.
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