Celebrating 2016 Jesuit Jubilarians at Fordham Rose Hill

Sept. 14, 2016 – On Sept. 10, Jesuits, friends and family gathered at the Fordham University Church to celebrate the lives and achievements of some of the Jesuit jubilarians in the USA Northeast Province. A second jubilarian Mass will be held in Boston on Sun., Sept. 18., at Boston College High School. The province is grateful to the men celebrating jubilees for their wholehearted response to God’s call to serve.

View the slideshow below to see highlights from the day at Fordham. Click here to view photos from the jubilarian celebration at Boston College High School.

Below is a list of all of this year's jubilarians in the USA Northeast Province: 

80 Years in the Society 25 Years in the Society
Fr. Louis L. Grenier, SJ Fr. Christopher J. Devron, SJ

Fr. John T. Butler, SJ
75 Years in the Society Fr. John F. Gavin, SJ
Fr. William J. Richardson, SJ Fr. John C. Monahan, SJ
70 Years in the Society 60 Years in the Priesthood
Fr. Gerard L. McLaughlin, SJ Fr. Joseph F. Brennan, SJ *
Fr. William D. Ibach, SJ Fr. Paul J. Dugan, SJ
Fr. Lawrence J. O’Toole, SJ Fr. Richard J. Hoar, SJ
Fr. Patrick J. Ryan, SJ Fr. Francis J. Ryan, SJ
Fr. Ronald W. Sams, SJ Fr. John M. Buckley, SJ
Fr. John F. Curran, SJ
Fr. Daniel J. O’Brien, SJ 50 Years in the Priesthood
  Fr. Denis R. Como, SJ
60 Years in the Society Fr. James J. Bowes, SJ
Fr. Anthony J. Azzarto, SJ Fr. Gerard H. Ettlinger, SJ
Fr. Peter E. Fink, SJ Fr. Daniel J. Fitzpatrick, SJ
Fr. Francis X. Hezel, SJ Fr. Kenneth J. Hezel, SJ
Fr. Richard A. Blake, SJ Fr. William M. Sullivan, SJ
Fr. Edward T. Dowling, SJ Fr. Neil L. Ver’Schneider, SJ
Fr. Francis J. Nash, SJ Fr. Joseph A. Appleyard, SJ
Fr. Herbert J. Cleary, SJ * Fr. Richard J. Clifford, SJ
Fr. David H. Gill, SJ Fr. Alfred J. Hicks, SJ
Fr. Joseph J. Godfrey, SJ Fr. John J. Higgins, SJ *
Fr. John J. Karwin, SJ * Fr. Edward F. Howard, SJ
Fr. James F. Keenan, SJ Fr. Kenneth J. Hughes, SJ
Fr. Kevin G. O’Connell, SJ * Fr. Leo J. O’Donovan, SJ
Fr. David A. Skelskey, SJ Fr. Robert V. Paskey, SJ
Fr. David J. Casey, SJ
  25 Years in the Priesthood
50 Years in the Society Fr. Keith F. Pecklers, SJ
Fr. Richard D. Bertrand, SJ Fr. Martin L. Chase, SJ
Fr. Terrence W. Curry, SJ Fr. Dean P. Bechard, SJ
Fr. Thomas R. Marciniak, SJ Fr. John J. Hanwell, SJ
Fr. Kirk R. Reynolds, SJ Fr. Kenneth G. Loftus, SJ
Fr. Michael J. Sala, SJ Fr. John D. Savard, SJ
Fr. Robert F. VerEecke, SJ Fr. Joseph J. Schad, SJ
Fr. John T. Dzieglewicz, SJ Fr. Edward J. Vodoklys, SJ
Fr. Vincent W. Hevern, SJ Fr. Thomas W. Worcester, SJ
Fr. William J. Rakowicz, SJ Fr. James H. Dahlinger, SJ
Fr. Paul W. Brant, SJ
Fr. Richard K. Gross, SJ
Fr. James J. Conn, SJ

*Jubilarians who have gone to their eternal reward during the past year.

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