For Immediate Release - March 14, 2014
FR. JAMES BURSHEK, S.J.
LEAVING WHITE HOUSE JESUIT RETREAT
Rev. Douglas Marcouiller, S.J., Provincial of the Jesuits of the Missouri Province, has announced that Fr. James Burshek, S.J., will be leaving his position as Director of White House Jesuit Retreat in the summer of 2014 so that he can be reassigned to other duties within the Province. Fr. Burshek has served as Director for the past six years.
Fr. Marcouiller noted the strong and growing attendance of men and women and increased engagement and growth of the ministry along with the financial health of White House as legacies of Fr. Burshek.
The Board of Trustees of White House has been asked by the Provincial to form a Search Committee to consider new candidates for the position of Director which will focus on spirituality, new programs and development. The Provincial will then make a final decision.
White House Jesuit Retreat has a legacy of nearly 100 years built on the Ignatian tradition of the past 500 years and serves over 4,000 men and women each year on Ignatian Spirituality retreats.
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