Video Highlights of the 2019 Jesuits West Ordinations
June 25, 2019 — On June 8, 2019, Jesuits West celebrated the ordination of five Jesuits to the priesthood at Our Lady of La Vang Church in Portland, Oregon. Fr. Stefanus Hendrianto, SJ; Fr. Andrew Laguna, SJ; Fr. Francis Nguyen, SJ; Fr. Travis Russell, SJ; and Fr. Robert Van Alstyne, SJ, were ordained by Archbishop Alexander K. Sample.
“It is a wonderful day … there’s just so much to be grateful for,” said Fr. Nguyen.
Watch highlights from the Jesuits West ordination Mass:
May 28, 2020 — Father Thomas W. Franxman, SJ, retired professor of Scripture and Semitic languages, died May 24, 2020 at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos, at the age of 87 and would have celebrated his 70th anniversary as a Jesuit later this year.
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