During philosophy studies at Saint Louis University and Georgetown University, Fr. David Wessels felt called to Japan in response to the request of former Superior General Pedro Arrupe, SJ. Father Wessels has served in Japan since 1970.
Fr. Paul Schott, SJ, learned early on in his 97 years that much of life is out of our control. He was just starting sophomore year of college in New Orleans when the attack on Pearl Harbor dragged the U.S. into World War II.