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Jesuits in Eastern Africa--Shukran Newsletter
The Midwest Jesuits are “twinned” with the Eastern Africa Province composed of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and North and South Sudan.

With thanks for your generosity to our Jesuit International Missions in Eastern Africa, we invite you to read the latest issue of Shukran (Swahili/Arabic for "Gratitude"), which includes news and stories of how the Jesuits and their colleagues are serving where the need is greatest. If you would like to make a donation to help the Jesuits in Eastern Africa, please contact a member of our Advancement staff (see below) or click here to make an online contribution.

Our Regional Advancement Directors

Chicago
Bill Burke, bburke@jesuits.org
Jeff Smart, jsmart@jesuits.org

Detroit
Nora Dabrowski, ndabrowski@jesuits.org

Cincinnati
Mark Maxwell, mmaxwell@jesuits.org

Milwaukee/Omaha
Dan O'Brien, dobrien@jesuits.org

Minneapolis/St. Paul
Al Bill, abill@jesuits.org



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October 16, 2019 - Having converted to Catholicism when I was 17, I had toyed with the idea of the priesthood and religious life for some years, but my discernment had grown much more serious of late. And while my attraction to the priesthood was sincere, so was my aversion to being a parish priest. I enjoyed academics, and I wanted to teach.

September 16, 2019 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. John V. White, SJ, who died on October 12, 2019, at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Michigan. He was 90 years old. May he rest in peace.

October 11, 2019 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life Fr. Raymond C. Baumhart, SJ, who died on October 10, 2019, at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Michigan. He was 95 years old. May he rest in peace.

October 4, 2019 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. Jonathan Haschka, SJ, who died on October 3, 2019, at St. Camillus in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. He was 74 years old. May he rest in peace.

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