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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December 10, 2019 — Fr. John C. Haughey, SJ, beloved pastor, professor and researcher, dies at 89.

December 4, 2019 — On Nov. 22, the Jesuits’ St. Patrick’s Parish in Milwaukee marked half a century of Hispanic ministry.

December 3, 2019 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. Robert J. Bueter, SJ, who died on December 2, 2019 at Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, Illinois. He was 77 years old. May he rest in peace.

December 2, 2019 — The Bollandists’ mission is guided by the idea that saints are inspirational, even when they seem to belong more to the realm of folklore or imagination.

November 25, 2019 — For Thanksgiving, we're sharing an Examen prayer of gratitude, adapted by Marquette University Campus Ministry.

November 13, 2019 — The Mass was livestreamed on Sunday, November 17 at 3:30 pm Central.

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