A native of McAdoo, Pennsylvania, Br. John E. Puza, 83, served in the U.S. Army before entering the Society of Jesus in his 30s.
He managed the bookstore at Jesuit High School in Tampa, Florida, before earning his bachelor of science in education at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama. He went on to spend a career in the classroom, both at the elementary and high school level. He taught or ministered at Jesuit schools in Shreveport and Grand Coteau, Louisiana; Houston and Miami, as well as other institutions in Mobile, Alabama and Dallas. He was an assistant in L’Arche of Mobile and assistant to the rector of Jesuit High School in Tampa.
He is praying for the Church and the Society at a Jesuit residence in Grand Coteau.
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