Brother Edmund Wallace Ryan, S.J., died Thursday, September 30, in Regis Infirmary at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California, after a long decline. He was 83 years old. Born in Sioux City, Iowa, on June 4, 1927, Wally began his postulancy at Sacred Heart Novitiate on May 30, 1951, and became a novice on December 1. He pronounced final vows at Bellarmine on February 2, 1962. May he rest in peace!
All members of the California Province and those applied to it are to offer or celebrate one first intention Mass and members of the Jesuit Community at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center and those attached to it but living elsewhere (cf. 2010 Catalogus USA, pgs. 36-39) are to offer or celebrate one additional first intention Mass for the repose of Wally’s soul.
Mass of Christian Burial:
Wednesday, October 6, 7 p.m.
Bellarmine College Preparatory
960 W. Hedding St. San Jose, CA 95126
following Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday, October 7, 10 a.m.
Santa Clara Mission Cemetery
490 Lincoln Street
Santa Clara, CA 95050
July 31, 2019 — Jesuits from Most Holy Trinity Parish, Bellarmine College Prep, SLO Catholic Neuman Center and Santa Clara Jesuit Community gathered at Mission Santa Clara to celebrate the Feast of St. Ignatius, Founder of the Jesuits.
July 8, 2019 — On a Sunday in mid-June, before thousands of cheering Seattle University students, Fr. José Alberto (Chepe) Idiáquez, SJ, of Nicaragua, was presented with an honorary doctorate degree from University President Fr. Stephen Sundborg, SJ.
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