Father Herbert J. Ryan, S.J., died Thursday, April 8 in Los Angeles after a lengthy decline. He was 79 years old. Born in Scarsdale, New York, on February 19, 1931, Herb entered the Society of Jesus at St. Andrew on Hudson, Poughkeepsie, New York on July 30, 1949. He pronounced final vows on August 15, 1966, in Maastricht, Holland. 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 Loyola Marymount Jesuit Community and those attached to it but living elsewhere (cf. 2010 Catalogus USA, pgs. 34-36) are to offer or celebrate one additional first intention Mass for the repose of Herb's soul.
Mass of Christian Burial: Saturday, April 17, 10:00 a.m.
Sacred Heart Chapel
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Jesuit Retreat Center of the Sierra
The Jesuit Retreat Center of the Sierra is an adult, youth, and family retreat center in Applegate, Placer County, California, for nonprofit groups of 20-130 (105 guests overnight; +25 additional beds in summer only).