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Assignments of the Midwest Jesuits -Spring 2020

Jesuit Community


Fr. Patrick Fairbanks, SJ, has been named the next superior of the Taylor Street Jesuit Community in Chicago.
Fr. Gregory O’Meara, SJ, has been appointed as the new rector of Marquette University’s Jesuit community in Milwaukee. He will also re-join the law faculty at Marquette University.
Fr. Karl Voelker, SJ, has been missioned to pray for the Church and the Society at St. Camillus Jesuit Community in Wauwatosa, Wis.
Fr. Gerard Albright, SJ, has been missioned to pray for the Church and the Society at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Mich.
Fr. Gene Donatelli, SJ, has been missioned to pray for the Church and the Society at Colombiere Center in Clarkston, Mich.

Mission


Fr. Vaidas Lukosevicius, SJ, has been named director of Blessed Jurgis Matulaitis Lithuanian Catholic Mission in Lemont, Ill.

Parish


Fr. Mike Steltenkamp, SJ, has been named interim administrator of St. John XXIII Parish in the Diocese of Saginaw, Mich.

Schools


Fr. Matthew Spotts, SJ, has been named the 34th president of Creighton Preparatory School in Omaha. He will begin his duties in summer 2021.

Universities


Fr. Joseph Mueller, SJ, has been named dean of the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University in California.
Fr. James Voiss, SJ, has been named vice president for mission and identity at Marquette University in Milwaukee.

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