At a mass on Oct. 25, Fr. John Cecero, SJ, provincial of the USA Northeast Province missioned Fr. Bob Pecoraro, SJ, as the new president of Cheverus High School in Portland, Maine.
Fr. Bob Pecoraro, SJ, Installed as Cheverus H.S. President
On October 25, Fr. Robert Pecoraro, SJ, was installed as president of Cheverus High School in Portland, Maine. Prior to this position, he served as vice-president of mission and identity at Canisius High School and president of Xavier High School in Chuuk, Micronesia.
Before arriving at Cheverus, Fr. Pecoraro was an adjunct faculty member at Christ the King Seminary, the major seminary for the Diocese of Buffalo, teaching a course entitled Transformative Leadership for the 21st Century Church and serving on the spiritual direction team.
March 6, 2018 - Fr. James W. O’Neil, SJ, was called to eternal life at the age of 96 on March, 3 2018. Fr. O’Neil was born on April 12, 1921, and entered the Society of Jesus on Dec. 2, 1947. He was ordained to the priesthood on June 15, 1957, and pronounced his Final Vows on June 2, 1989. He was the oldest member of the province.
March 5, 2018 - In his March prayer video, Pope Francis spoke on his intention of spiritual discernment. “Every Christian ought to grow in the ability to ‘read within’ his or her life, and to understand where and to what he or she is being called by the Lord, in order to carry on his mission,” said Pope Francis.
Feb. 28, 2018 - Fr. Donald J. Keefe, SJ, was called to eternal life on Feb. 27, 2018, at Murray-Weigel Hall, Bronx, N.Y. He was born on July 14, 1924, entered the Society of Jesus at St. Andrew-on-Hudson, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., on Sept. 7, 1953, and was ordained on June 20, 1962, at Canisius College, Buffalo, N.Y. He pronounced his final vows on Feb. 2, 1971.