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.

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