July 19, 2016 - Fr. Robert W. Dahlke, SJ, was called to eternal life on July 18, 2016. He was 82 years old.
Fr. Dahlke was born in Peekskill, N.Y., on April 9, 1934. He was the son of George and Maude (Burger) Dahlke. After graduating from Xavier High School in Manhattan, he entered the Society of Jesus at St. Andrew-on-Hudson on July 30, 1952.
After three years of Philosophy at Loyola Seminary in Shrub Oak, N.Y., he taught physics and math at Brooklyn Prep until 1962. He then studied Theology at Woodstock in Maryland and was ordained on June 10, 1965 at the Fordham University Chapel in the Bronx. After Tertianship, he served as the associate director of the Jesuit Seminary and Mission Bureau from 1967-1979.
Fr. Dahlke became associate pastor at St. Lawrence Church in Sayville, N.Y., from 1977-1983. For the next 16 years, he was an associate pastor at several churches in New York and New Jersey. From 1999 to 2009, he served as a pastoral minster and then as guestmaster at Murray-Weigel Hall in the Bronx.
During the course of various assignments, Fr. Dahlke kept in touch with former Jesuits and their families. He would be present for different functions, especially reunions, Masses, baptisms and funerals.
Fri., July 22, 2016
3:00-5:00 & 7:00-8:30 p.m. (Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m.)
Murray-Weigel Hall Chapel
515 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL:
Sat., July 23, 2016
Fordham University Church
Bronx, NY 10458
Jesuit Cemetery, Auriesville, NY
NOTES OF CONDOLENCE MAY BE SENT TO:
Mrs. Mabel Dudley
39 Blue Spruce Lane
Ballston Lake, NY 12019
July 14, 2017 - Free, online access to numerous scholarly publications and sources in the Jesuit Studies field is now available, thanks to a project of the Boston College Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies. The Portal to Jesuit Studies is meant to serve as a "Jesuit Google," strengthening the institute's efforts to serve as a resource on the history, spirituality, and pedagogy of the Society of Jesus.
June 28, 2017 - Fr. Ronald W. Sams, SJ, was called to eternal life on June 27, in Buffalo, N.Y. Fr. Sams entered the Society of Jesus on Aug. 14, 1946, at St. Andrew’s Hall, Poughkeepsie, N.Y. He was ordained to the priesthood on June 20,1959, at Fordham University Church, Bronx, N.Y.
June 28, 2017 - Fr. Thomas P. Murphy, SJ, was called to eternal life on June 28, 2017. He was born on Aug. 19, 1926, entered the Society of Jesus on June 20, 1944. He was ordained on June 22, 1957, and pronounced his final vows on Aug. 15, 1960.
June 26, 2017 - Fr. Vincent M. Cooke, SJ, was called to eternal life on June 22, 2017. Fr. Cooke was born on May 24, 1936, and entered the Society of Jesus on Aug. 14, 1954. He was ordained on June 15, 1967, and pronounced Final Vows on Oct. 19, 1974
June 21, 2017 - Fr. Louis L. Grenier, SJ, was called to eternal life on June 19, 2017. Fr. Grenier was born on Nov. 2, 1918, and entered the Society of Jesus on Aug. 14, 1936. He was ordained on June 18, 1949, and pronounced Final Vows on Aug. 15, 1953.
June 5, 2017 - Fr. Michael T. Siconolfi, SJ, was called to eternal life on June 4, 2017. Fr. Siconolfi was born on Sept. 7, 1942, and entered the Society of Jesus on July 30, 1960. He was ordained on May 27, 1972, and pronounced Final Vows on Dec. 24, 1992.
May 8, 2017 - Fr. Francis P. Valentino, SJ, was called to eternal life on May 6, 2017. Fr. Valentino was born on Feb. 16, 1935, and entered the Society of Jesus on July 30, 1954. He was ordained on June 13, 1968, and pronounced Final Vows on Feb. 19, 1983.