Nathan Wendt, SJ
Fr. Nathan Wendt, SJ serves as the Road Through Xavier Program Coordinator at Xavier University. Born in Cleveland, he completed a BA in public relations from Marquette University, an MA from Loyola University in Social Philosophy, and a Master of Divinity and a Licentiate in Sacred Theology from the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. Growing up in a devoutly Catholic Polish-American family, Fr. Wendt had considered the priesthood at various times in his life. He entered the Jesuits in 2003 and was ordained a priest in 2014. Since ordination, he has served at Gesu Catholic Church & School in Detroit, directed Loyola Scholars at Creighton Preparatory School and served as chaplain and Mission for Formation Officer at Jesuit Academy in Omaha. Fr. Wendt has a passion for spiritual direction, ministry to urban youth and serving as a team member for the Ignatian Spirituality Project, a retreat ministry for incarcerated men and women, those in addiction recovery, or people transitioning from homelessness.