A Conversation with Jesuit Provincial Rev. Joseph O'Keefe, S.J.
Time: 07:00 PM
"An Insider Perspective: The Jesuit Order, Today and Tomorrow"
featuring Rev. Joseph M. O’Keefe, S.J.
Provincial, USA East Province of the Society of Jesus
Thursday, November 9, 2023
7 p.m. EST
In this special virtual event, Rev. Gerald Blaszczak, S.J., alumni chaplain and special assistant to the president, will have a conversation with Rev. Joseph O’Keefe, S.J., about Jesuit mission and spirit today, their hopes for the future, and more. You won’t want to miss this rare opportunity to hear directly from a Jesuit provincial.
Register via the link below. Following registration, you'll receive a confirmation email with a link to join the discussion.
Rev. Joseph M. O’Keefe, S.J., is the first provincial of the USA East Province of the Society of Jesus. He entered the Jesuits through the New England Province in 1976. He graduated from the College of the Holy Cross and went on to receive advanced degrees from Fordham University and the Weston School of Theology in Weston, Mass. He was ordained a priest in 1986.
After completing a doctorate in education from Harvard University, Fr. O’Keefe became a member of the faculty at Boston College Lynch School of Education, where he taught for 25 years and also served as its dean. He was a visiting professor at Georgetown University as well.
Most recently, he served as the rector at Ciszek Hall and superior of Spellman Hall, both at Fordham University, overseeing and mentoring the Jesuit scholastics who live and study on campus. During that time, he also taught at Fordham’s Graduate School of Education. Fr. O’Keefe was a delegate to the Jesuits’ 36th General Congregation in Rome in 2016.
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