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Fr. Karl Kiser, SJ Named New Leader of Midwest Province Jesuits

Fr. Karl Kiser, SJ, has been appointed by Fr. General Arturo Sosa, SJ, as the next provincial of the USA Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits). Fr. Kiser will assume his leadership role in 2021. He succeeds Fr. Brian G Paulson, SJ, who was named provincial of the Chicago-Detroit Province in 2014 and became provincial of the new USA Midwest Province when the existing Chicago-Detroit and Wisconsin Provinces came together in June 2017.

Midwest Jesuits Welcome Seven New Novices

It is with tremendous joy that the Midwest Jesuits introduce the seven men who entered the USA Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus at the Jesuit Novitiate of St. Alberto Hurtado in St. Paul, Minn., on Saturday, August 19, 2017: Matthew Bjorklund, Carl Caceres, Spencer Liechty, Michael Pederson, Conor Sullivan, Jonathon Wojtkowiak, and Matthew Zurcher.