Father Richard L. McCurdy, S.J., died peacefully Friday, July 21, 2006, at Regis Infirmary at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California, of complications from a stroke. He was 76 years old. Born in San Diego, California, on January 12, 1930, Dick entered the Society of Jesus at Sacred Heart Novitiate, Los Gatos, on August 14, 1956. He pronounced final vows on March 19, 1977, at St. Ignatius College Preparatory in San Francisco, 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. 2006 Catalogus USA, pg. 37-38) are to offer or celebrate one additional first intention Mass for the repose of Dick’s soul.
May 8, 2019 — Working through shareholder activism, in partnership with investors and members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, Jesuits West has helped pass a shareholder resolution to hold GEO Group, one of the largest prison and detention center operators in the country, accountable for human rights and treatment of detainees.
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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