Patrick Fairbanks, SJ
Fr. Patrick Fairbanks, SJ hails from Hamilton, OH and is a 1976 graduate of Miami University. Having taught high school and served in parish youth ministry for twelve years, he entered the Jesuits in 1989 and continued philosophy, classical language and theology studies at Jesuit universities in the US.
Ordained in 2000, Fr. Pat worked for 13 years in Chicago at St. Ignatius College Prep, serving six years as Vocations Director for the Jesuits. Fr. Pat plays piano and guitar by ear and is an avid fan of the Beatles, John Denver, and astronomy. His motto in life, “A splendid time is guaranteed for all.”