Father John G. Ferguson, S.J., died unexpectedly Sunday, March 21, at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California. He was 90 years old. Born in San Francisco, California, on July 23, 1919, Jack entered the Society of Jesus at Sacred Heart Novitiate in Los Gatos on August 14, 1941. He pronounced final vows on October 24, 1979, at St. Mary's Church in Ogden, Utah. 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 Jack's soul.
Mass of Christian Burial: Tuesday, March 30, 10:00 a.m.
Sacred Heart Jesuit Center Chapel
300 College Ave.
Los Gatos, CA 95030
Committal: following Mass of Christian Burial
Santa Clara Mission Cemetery
490 Lincoln Street
Santa Clara, CA 95050
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April 22, 2019 — Provincial Scott Santarosa, SJ, assisted by Sacred Heart Jesuit Center Acting Superior Fr. Dick Case, SJ, concelebrant, Fr. Sam Bellino, SJ, and MC, Fr, John Mossi, SJ, celebrated the beginning of Holy Week with the Palm Sunday Liturgy.
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