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On June 8, 2024, the USA East Province ordained four Jesuits to the priesthood at the Fordham University Church—Fr. Brendan Coffey, SJ, Fr. Thomas Elitz, SJ, Fr. Brendan Gottschall, SJ, and Fr. Chia-Yang (C-Y) Kao, SJ.  These new Jesuit Fathers now embark on their vocations to serve the Catholic Church and the people of God.

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Cardinal Stephen Chow, SJ – Bishop of Hong Kong and ordaining prelate, Fr. Brendan Coffey, SJ, Fr. Thomas Elitz, SJ, Fr. Brendan Gottschall, SJ, Fr. Chia-Yang (C-Y) Kao, SJ, and Provincial Fr. Joseph O’Keefe, SJ

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