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In Memoriam: Midwest Jesuits - Summer 2019


We give thanks for the following Jesuits who have gone home to God.

Fr. M. Joseph Casey, SJ
July 6, 1936 – March 8, 2019

“Joe had three great loves in his life: Jesus (and the Society of Jesus), teaching French, and playing bridge. His jovial attitude, wide smile, and care for others helped him to make friends easily.” 

French and Latin teacher and chaplain of the Sodality at Saint Ignatius College Prep in Chicago; French teacher, director of religious activities, rector of the Jesuit community, and president at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis; associate pastor of St. Xavier Church in Cincinnati.

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Fr. Daniel L. Flaherty, SJ
July 29, 1929 – February 13, 2019

“Dan’s energy, vision, and love of the Gospel were marvelous to behold. Dan was often moved to tears when he celebrated the Eucharist with great devotion. He and Fr. Pedro Arrupe, SJ, had a special relationship during Dan’s provincialate, and, when Don Pedro died in 1991, Dan travelled to Rome to attend his funeral.” 

Provincial and treasurer of the former Chicago Province; Latin and Greek teacher at Saint Ignatius College Prep in Chicago; book editor, executive editor, and business manager at America magazine; executive editor of Loyola Press; chairman of the Catholic Book Club board.

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Fr. Philip J. Grib, SJ
April 27, 1938 – February 8, 2019

“Phil was a kind and empathetic man and a very devoted friend. These qualities helped him to be beloved by the parishioners he ministered to (especially at St. Eugene’s Parish) and by the priests and staff he worked with.” 

US history and English teacher at Loyola Academy in Wilmette, Ill.; law and moral theology professor and campus minister at Loyola University Chicago; associate pastor at St. Constance Parish in Chicago and at St. Eugene Parish in Chicago.

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Fr. Theodore Hottinger, SJ
March 3, 1932 – April 22, 2019

“Ted will be remembered by thousands of parishioners, many of them poor, for his kindness and pastoral zeal. He had a booming voice, worked hard and enthusiastically, but was a gentle pastor and a faithful Jesuit priest and companion.”

Teacher at Marquette University High School in Milwaukee; teacher at Campion Jesuit High School in Prairie du Chien, Wis.; associate pastor and pastor at St. Benedict’s Church in Omaha; minister to Native Americans at Our Lady of Sorrows in Kyle, S.D., and St. Isaac Jogues in Rapid City, South Dakota; associate pastor of Ss. Peter and Paul Church in Mankato, Minn.

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