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Groups: 2019 New Novices

Bruce McCuskey

Bruce, 25, graduated from Washington and Lee University with a bachelor’s in classics, philosophy and history. He earned a Master of Divinity from Duke University in 2019. He also enjoys studying the Bible, biology and politics. He was deeply influenced and inspired by the Jesuit chaplains he met while studying abroad at Hertford College in …

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Bryan Manning

Bryan, 42, attended Memorial University of Newfoundland, earning a bachelor’s in English literature and philosophy. He completed coursework toward graduate studies from St. Patrick’s College, National University of Ireland, Maynooth Campus. He holds a Cambridge Certification in English Language Teaching to Adults and worked as a language instructor in South Korea, Yemen and Qatar for …

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Petherson Lys

Pether, 21, graduated from the Lycée National de Saint-Jean-du-Sud in Haiti in 2017. He volunteered with Foi et Joie and at L’Arche de Chantal and enjoys classical music and soccer.

Manuel Luna Vega

Manuel, 21, attended the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico in Ponce. He served with the youth group and as an altar server in his home parish of San José. He assisted with various pastoral groups and ministries at Parroquia Santos Ángeles in Yabucoa as part of his formation as a diocesan seminarian. At the …

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Robert Lorenz

Rob, 41, attended St. Xavier High School and Xavier University in Cincinnati. He earned a bachelor’s in biology with a minor in theology. He was a park ranger with the National Park Service for the past 15 years and served in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps in Sacramento, California. Rob has traveled extensively in all 50 …

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Nicholas Leeper

Nick, 26, graduated from Rutgers University-Newark in New Jersey with a bachelor’s in history. He received a master’s in church management at Villanova University in Villanova, Pennsylvania. He was a pastoral associate at St. Teresa of Avila Church in Summit, New Jersey, director of faith formation and office manager at St. Lawrence Church in Weehawken, …

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Kevin Lee

Kevin, 23, is from Virginia, but has called five states home. After he graduated from the University of Virginia with bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and physics, Kevin joined the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, serving as the youth minister at Dolores Mission Parish in Los Angeles. Kevin enjoys board games, video games and turning whatever he can …

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Luke Lapean

Luke, 22, attended the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, earning a bachelor’s in history with an anthropology minor and peace and conflict studies concentration. He was a student captain at Kimball Dining Hall, a supervisor of a shift of student workers. He enjoys reading and running and is a fan of the …

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Evan Krummel

Evan, 26, graduated from St. Norbert College in De Pere in 2015 with a bachelor’s in English. After graduating, he worked in both corporate recruiting and the financial services industry. Evan learned about the Jesuits through retreats, classmates, spiritual direction and the writings of James Martin, SJ. Evan enjoys live music, volunteering in his community, …

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Richard Joubert

Richard, 26, attended Saint Louis University where he was involved in student government, peer education programs and campus ministry. After graduating with a bachelor’s in theological studies in 2015, he joined the Jesuits’ Alum Service Corps and taught at Rockhurst High School in Kansas City. Richard then taught theology and directed the campus ministry program …

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