Staff Member: Fr. Patrick Fairbanks, S.J.
Fr. Patrick Fairbanks, S.J.
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Fr. Patrick Fairbanks, S.J. hails from Hamilton, OH and is a 1976 grad of Miami University. Having taught Catholic high school and served in parish youth ministry for twelve years, he met the Jesuits when he was teaching overseas in Singapore, and then entered the Society of Jesus in 1989 and continued philosophy, classical language and theology studies at Jesuit universities in the US. Ordained in 2000, Fr Fairbanks worked for 13 years in Chicago at St Ignatius College Prep, serving six years as Vocations Director for the Jesuits. Father Patrick plays piano and guitar by ear and is an avid fan of the Beatles, John Denver, and astronomy. His favorite writers are C.S. Lewis, Thomas Merton, and Shakespeare. One of his favorite Scripture passages is Matthew 7:7 - "Ask and you shall receive, seek and you shall find, knock and the door will be opened to you." In other words, stay in touch with Jesus.