Jan Elfers, Master of Arts in Applied Theology alum, will take on the role of interim executive director at Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon in June 2015.
Department of Religious Studies
BP John Administration Building
STL, Jesuit School of Theology, University of California, Berkeley
M.Div., Regis College, Jesuit School of Theology, University of Toronto
STB, University of Toronto
AB Classical, Gonzaga University
Catholicism at the Nexus of the Great Paths
God as Always Greater
Ignatian Spiritualty: A Matrix of the Soul
Introduction to Catholicism
Spirituality for the Twenty-First Century
Testing One's Spiritual Path in Contemporary Culture
Father Rick Ganz, SJ, has been a member of the Oregon Province of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) since 1973. He has served as a teacher, administrator, and trustee at Jesuit high schools and universities. He is a retreat master and spiritual director and speaker, having given retreats and talks to Catholics and non-Catholics throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe for the last thirty years. His academic concentrations are in ancient philosophy, early Christian theology (patristics), systematic theology, and Christian spirituality. He also serves as Vice President for Community Relations with Marylhurst University.