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Jesuit Ordinations 2024

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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Meet Our Recently Ordained Jesuits

On June 8, 2024, the USA East Province ordained four Jesuits to the priesthood at the Fordham University Church. From different experiences and backgrounds, they entered the Society of Jesus and have completed a decade of formation that began as a discernment and a call of the Holy Spirit. Please keep them in your prayers …

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Jesuit Ordinations 2023

On June 10, 2023, the USA East Province ordained three Jesuits to the priesthood at the Fordham University Church—Justin Grosnick, SJ, from the USA East Province; Josué Salguero, SJ, from the Central America Province; and Alcidio Tembe, SJ, from the Southern Africa Province. These men entered the Society of Jesus (Justin in 2014, Josué in …

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Meet Our Newly Ordained Jesuit Priests

On June 11, 2022, the USA East Province ordained three Jesuits to the priesthood at the Fordham University Church: Fathers Matthew D. Cortese, SJ, Sean P. Hagerty, SJ, and Sudzer Charélus, SJ (Province of Canada). From different experiences and backgrounds, these Jesuits entered the Society of Jesus and have completed a 10-year formation process that …

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Meet Our Newly Ordained Jesuit Priests

On June 12, 2021, the USA East Province ordained four Jesuits to the priesthood at the Fordham University Church–Fathers Daniel Gustafson, SJ, Michael Lamanna, SJ, Zachariah Presutti, SJ, and William Woody, SJ. From different experiences and backgrounds, these Jesuits entered the Society of Jesus in 2011 and have completed a 10-year formation process that began as …

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