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Jesuits Celebrate Fifty Years in The Society of Jesus

On Sunday, July 31st - the Feast Day of St. Ignatius Loyola - the Maryland Province Jesuits honored its 2016 Jubilarians, highlighting those celebrating fifty years in the Society of Jesus. A Mass of Thanksgiving was held in the Alumni Chapel at Loyola University Maryland, followed by a reception and lunch.

Family, friends and brother Jesuits came to offer their gratitude and support for Br. Joseph M. Ritzman, SJ, Fr. James J. Conn, SJ, Fr. Joseph A. Sobierajski, SJ, and Fr. David G. Allen, SJ, all who celebrated their fiftieth year as a Jesuit.


Pictured are 2016 Jubilarians, Fr. Joseph Sobierajski, SJ, Br. Joseph Ritzman, SJ, and Fr. James Conn, SJ. Fr. David Allen, SJ, was unable to attend.

Other Jesuits marking a Jubilee year in 2016 are:

70 Years in the Society

William A. Dawson, S.J.

John W. O’Malley, S.J. (CDT)

Vincent de P. Alagia, S.J.

James L. Connor, S.J.

Frank R. Haig, S.J.

William C. McFadden, S.J.

Francis Schemel, S.J.

George B. Wilson, S.J.

Paul V. Osterle, S.J.

Edwin J. Sanders, S.J.

James N. Gelson, S.J.

James W. Moore, S.J.

60 Years in the Society

Vincent J. Genovesi, S.J.

Charles G. Gonzalez, S.J.

Francis J. Nash, S.J.

G. Ronald Murphy, S.J.

Brian O. McDermott, S.J.

25 Years in the Society

Philip A. Florio, S.J.

Daniel R.J. Joyce, S.J.

60 Years in the Priesthood

John J. Coll, S.J.

Paul A. Donovan, S.J.

Bernard R. McIlhenny, S.J.

Anthony P. Roberts, S.J.

50 Years in the Priesthood

James M. English, S.J.

Thomas P. Martin, S.J.

John T. McCaslin, S.J.

Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J.

25 Years in the Priesthood

Timothy J. Cadigan, S.J.





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