Wednesday, August 4, 2010

There Are 230 Jesuits Living In The Oregon Province

Twenty members of the Jesuits’ Oregon Province will celebrate jubilees as ordained priests or as Jesuits at a Mass, Saturday, Aug. 14, at Gonzaga University in Spokane. Those marking 60 years as Jesuits include Father Jack Morris, a former Jesuit Volunteer Corps director, African missionary and western Oregon parish priest. He is now doing some writing from his residence at the Jesuit community in Southeast Portland. With 25 years as a Jesuit is Father J.K. Adams, English teacher at Jesuit High School in Portland and superior of its Jesuit community. Every year Oregon Province Jesuits gather in summer for ordinations to the priesthood, to honor jubilarians and celebrate first vows, and for discussion and fellowship.There are 230 Jesuits living in the Oregon Province which is comprised of Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. 
Link (here) to the Catholic Sentinel

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