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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August 19, 2019 — On August 21, Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, BVM, Loyola University's beloved nun, turns 100 years old.
August 12, 2019 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of our brother, Fr. Richard W. Anderson, S.J., who died on August 10, 2019, at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Michigan. He was 84 years old. May he rest in peace.
July 30, 2019 — Let us pray in thanksgiving for the life of Fr. James H. Ryan, SJ, who died on July 25, 2019. He was 82 years old. May he rest in peace.
The St. Louis Jesuits will reunite in St. Louis in September to perform their most beloved hymns and songs of worship and prayer.
July 22, 2019 — Hundreds of Catholics, including many from the Jesuit network, gathered outside the U.S. Capitol on July 18 to protest the treatment of immigrant children at the border.
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Manresa Jesuit Retreat House
Manresa Jesuit Retreat House, located north of Detroit in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., offers retreatants a respite from the city on its 37–acre campus with almost 50,000 trees.