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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.





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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.

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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.

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