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Subject Area: Ordinations

Joseph Dickan, SJ, to be Ordained a Deacon

Joseph Dickan, SJ, of Jesuits West, will be ordained to the diaconate on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at the Church of Our Lady of the Cedars of Lebanon in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

Preach Well, Preach from the Heart

By Tracey Primrose As Jesuits West’s June 10th ordination liturgy began, Most Reverend Gerald Kicanas, bishop emeritus of the Diocese of Tucson, asked the families of the four Jesuits being ordained to stand. Saying that “I know that there are people here who know these four men well but none more than their own families. …

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Introducing Jesuits West’s 2021 Ordinands

In June 2021, five members of the Jesuits West Province will be ordained to the priesthood. These five Jesuits—Xavier Benavides, John Guyol, Jack Krouse, Brad Mills and Martin Ngo—have been in Jesuit Formation for between 10-12 years in preparation for their ordination. We invite you to get to know them.

With Hands Tied

There’s an adage among Jesuits being formed for priesthood that says, “Doing ministry prior to ordination is like doing ministry with your hands tied behind your back.”