Father Martin L. Brewer, S.J., died Thursday, March 22, 2007, at Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, California. He was 86 years old. Born in Oakland, California, on November 3, 1920, Marty entered the Society of Jesus at Sacred Heart Novitiate, Los Gatos, California, on August 14, 1941. He pronounced final vows on March 19, 1977, at Our Lady of Sorrows in Santa Barbara, California. 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. 2007 Catalogus USA, pg. 47) are to offer or celebrate one additional first intention Mass for the repose of Marty’s soul.
Tuesday, March 27, 4:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial:
Thursday, March 29, 11:00 a.m.
Santa Clara Mission Cemetery
490 Lincoln St.
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Notes of condolence may be sent to:
Robert Brewer (brother)
6281 McAbee Rd.
San Jose, CA 95120
Paul Brewer (brother)
6605 Kelsey Creek Dr.
Kelseyville, CA 95451
David Brewer (brother)
94 W. Knoles Way
Stockton, CA 95204
October 9, 2018 - Father Robert Joseph Schlim, SJ, longtime teacher in Spokane schools, died at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos, California, October 3, 2017. He was 90 years of age, 68 years a Jesuit, and 56 years a priest.
September 30, 2018 - Jesuit Scholastics studying Philosophy spend their first summer on service immersion programs. The rural villages of Alakanuk, Bethel and Newtok in western Alaska were the frontier destinations for Shane Liesegang, SJ, John Meyers, SJ, Jason McCreery, SJ, Raymond Parcon, SJ, and James Millikan, SJ. Their mission was to contribute their talents wherever needed.
September 17, 2018 - Ms. Kim Cavnar, Principal of St. Francis Xavier School, received Loyola University of Chicago’s 2018 Damen Award from the Institute of Pastoral Studies on Wednesday, September 12, 2018.
September 12, 2018 - Father Michael J. Mandala, SJ, emeritus president of Verbum Dei High School, Los Angeles, died September 9, 2018 at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos, California. He suffered from pancreatic cancer. He was 71 years of age and had been a member of the Jesuit Order for 54 years, 41 years a priest.
September 5, 2018 - Father John J. (“Hex”) Kindall, SJ, longtime high school teacher/principal and pastor in schools and parishes throughout the Pacific Northwest, died August 25, 2018 at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos, California. He was 91 years of age, a Jesuit for 74 years, and 61 years a priest.
September 2, 2018 - The Jesuits West Prayer for September centers on St. Peter Claver, SJ, whose feast day is September 9. From 1610 until his death in 1654, Peter Claver, ministered to the slaves brought from Africa to Cartagena, Colombia. Peter signed his name, “slave of the slaves forever.”