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In Memoriam

The Oregon Province remembers the lives of Jesuit Frs. Bill Hausmann, Robert Bradley, Ed McTighe, Al Morisette and Jospeh Conwell, who passed away December 2013 through February 2014. Read more

Fr. Jack Bentz, SJ: Jesuit on the Bench

Even as a kid, Fr. Bentz wanted to be an actor, so at Gonzaga he studied theater and English.  When he graduated in 1985, he moved to New York, where he auditioned for plays and did a host of odd jobs — sales at Tiffany’s, catering, flower arranging — while waiting for his lucky break.  It was a period of self-discovery, a time for Fr. Bentz to come face to face with something he’d contemplated on and off since childhood:  Was God calling him to religious life? Read more