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Brother Jeffrey Gros, RIP

Jeffrey_GrosBrother Jeffrey Gros of the Midwest District died in Chicago, IL, on August 12, 2013 at the age of 75.

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Saturday, August 17, 2013
Visitation, 9:00 am to 11:00 a.m.
Mass of Christian Burial, 11:00 a.m.
Sancta Alberta Chapel
Lewis University, Romeoville, IL

Monday, August 19, 2013
Interment, 9:30 a.m.
Resurrection Cemetery, Romeoville

Born: January 7, 1938
Reception of the Habit: August 1955, Glencoe, MO
First Vows: August 1955, Glencoe, MO
Perpetual Vows: 1963, Plano, IL
Died: August 12, 2013, Chicago, IL

St. George HS, Evanston, IL, 1959-1962, Teacher
CBCHS, St. Louis, MO, 1962-1963, Teacher
Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, 1963-1965, Student
Novitiate, Glencoe, MO, 1965-1966, Sub-Director/Teacher
Lewis College, Romeoville, IL, 1966-1967, Teacher/Department Chair
CBCHS, St. Louis, MO, 1967-1968, Teacher
CBC, Memphis, TN, 1968-1969, Teacher
Fordham University, Bronx, NY, 1969-1970, Graduate Study
St. Augustine Parish, Bronx, NY, 1970-1972, Religious Education Director/Student
CBC, Memphis, TN, 1972-1981, Teacher/Chair
Natl. Council of Churches, Bronx, NY, 1981-1982, Exec. Dtr. – Faith and Order
Church of the Good Shepherd, Manhattan, NY, 1982-1991
NCCB, Washington, DC, 1991-1993, Assoc. Dtr. Ecumenical & Interreligious Affairs
USCCB, Washington, DC, 1993-2005, Assoc. Dtr. Ecumenical & Interreligious Affairs
Memphis Theological Seminary, Memphis, TN, 2005-2009, Professor
Franciscan School of Theology, Berkeley, CA, 2009-2010, Catholic Studies Scholar in Residence
Lewis University, Romeoville, IL, 2011-2013, Catholic Studies Scholar in Residence

Survivors include his sister, Sister Joye Gros, OP, of St. Louis, and the De La Salle Christian Brothers. Memorials may be made to the De La Salle Christian Brothers Retirement Fund, 7650 S. County Line Rd., Burr Ridge, IL 60527.