Marquette mourns the loss of Rev. Eugene F. Merz, S.J., who passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the age of 87. Merz served as rector of the Marquette University Jesuit Community and worked at the Center for Ignatian Spirituality from 1994 to 2000.
Through Ignatian spirituality, Merz’s ministry touched the minds, hearts and spirits of many around the world. Merz also shared Ignatian spirituality with countless people through the books he authored.
A visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 25 from 4 to 7 p.m. at San Camillo Chapel in Milwaukee. A funeral service will be held Saturday, Jan. 26, at 10:30 a.m. at the Church of the Gesu.
Messages of condolence may be sent to St. Camillus Jesuit Community (10201 W. Wisconsin Ave. Wauwatosa, WI 53226).
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