Assignments of the Midwest Jesuits - Summer 2019
Fr. Benjamin Urmston, SJ, has been missioned to pray for the Church and the Society at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Mich.
Fr. Thomas Chillikulam, SJ, has been named vice-superior of Gonzaga House in Chicago.
Fr. Mark Henninger, SJ, has been named vice-superior of Oak Park Jesuit Residence in Illinois.
Fr. Lawrence Ober, SJ, has been named acting superior of the Jesuit Novitiate of St. Alberto Hurtado in St. Paul, Minn.
Fr. Mark Scalese, SJ, has been named vice-superior of Arrupe House in Chicago.
Fr. James Bretzke, SJ, will serve as a professor of theology at John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio
Fr. Phillip Cooke, SJ, has been named pastor of Gesu Catholic Church in Detroit.
Fr. Peter Etzel, SJ, has been named associate pastor of Gesu Catholic Church in Detroit.
Fr. Robert Flack, SJ, will offer spiritual direction at Manresa Jesuit Retreat House in Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Fr. Gregory Hyde, SJ, has been named associate pastor of Church of the Gesu in University Heights, Ohio.
Fr. Stephen Krupa, SJ, will serve as co-director for Seminars in Ignatian Formation.
Fr. Thomas Lawler, SJ, has been named retreat director at Demontreville Jesuit Retreat House in Lake Elmo, Minn.
Fr. Ross Pribyl, SJ, will serve as associate director of campus ministry and teach at Marquette University High School in Milwaukee.
Fr. Ed Schmidt, SJ, has been named associate pastor of Bellarmine Chapel in Cincinnati.
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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.
August 21, 2019 — It is with great joy that the Midwest Jesuits welcome 10 new novices to the Jesuit Novitiate of St. Alberto Hurtado.
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Demontreville Jesuit Retreat House
The Demontreville Jesuit Retreat House is located on the shores of Lake De Montreville in Lake Elmo, Minn.