Installation of Fr. Tom Lamanna, SJ, as New Pastor of St. Aloysius Parish, Spokane, Washington
Fr. Tom Lamanna, SJ, was born and raised in Spokane. He entered the Jesuits in 1986. Ordained in 1997, he returned to Gonzaga Prep for his first assignment as a Priest. His tertianship was in Alaska and then he was missioned to work at the Jesuit Novitiate in Portland Oregon. He was Novice Director 2004-2013. His last position was as Superior of the Tacoma Jesuit Community and a teacher at Bellarmine Prep in Tacoma.
Fr. Jerry Graham, SJ, is a priest and poet. After searching through several Protestant denominations, he converted to Catholicism at age 35. As a “late vocation,” he joined the Jesuits at thirty-eight years old. All his work as a Jesuit has been pastoral, including: parishes, Native American reservations and chaplain of Gonzaga-in-Florence. His last assignment was as parish priest at St. Patrick in Tacoma, Washington.
Photography and Video Production: Mr. Dzao Vu, SJ, Jesuit
Regent at Gonzaga Preparatory, Spokane, Washington.
February 1, 2019 — Barbara Gunning, Senior Philanthropy Officer for SoCal and Arizona, coordinated a Jesuits West and Friends gathering in LA on Thursday, January 24. Siobhán Lawlor, Provincial Assistant for Advancement, was present and Fr. John Mossi, SJ, spoke on the unique leadership role of Jesuits West Province.
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