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Xavier Jesuit Academy Appoints Fr. Nathan Wendt, SJ, as President

On this feast of St. Francis Xavier, patron of the Jesuit educational ministries in Cincinnati, V. Rev. Karl Kiser, SJ, provincial of the Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus, and the Board of Trustees of Xavier Jesuit Academy are pleased to announce that Fr. Nathan Wendt, SJ, has been appointed as the Academy’s first president.

In Memoriam: Fr. Gregory F. Lucey, SJ

Fr. Gregory F. Lucey, SJ, former president of Spring Hill College, the Jesuit Conference and the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU), died Sept. 30, 2021, after a brief illness.

Fr. Patrick McGrath, SJ, Named Pastor of Old St. Patrick’s Church in Chicago

The USA Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus, the Jesuits, are pleased to share the news that Fr. Patrick E. McGrath, SJ, President of Loyola Academy in Wilmette, IL, has been appointed pastor of Old St. Patrick’s Church in Chicago. The appointment by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, made public on June 25, 2021, will take effect in July 2022.