Died 17 March 2014
Jesuit Father James E. Mauel died on March 17, 2014, at St. Camillus, in Wauwatosa, Wis. He was 88 years old, a Jesuit for 69 years, and a priest for 56 years.
Born in La Crosse, Wis., on Oct. 31, 1925, Fr. Mauel attended grade school and high school in Cashton, Wis. After a year at Marquette University in Milwaukee, he entered the Society of Jesus on June 22, 1944, at St. Stanislaus Seminary in Florissant, Mo. Fr. Mauel had the usual Jesuit course of studies at St. Stanislaus, Saint Louis University and St. Mary's College. He did regency at Holy Rosary Mission and St. Louis University High School. Fr. Mauel was ordained on June 12, 1957, made tertianship in 1958-1959, and pronounced his final vows on August 15, 1960.
After ordination he taught Latin and Greek for eight years at Marquette University and at Jesuit College in St. Bonifacius, Minn. During 1961-62 he served in Rome as the Substitute Secretary for the American Assistancy and from 1968 through 1981 as Secretary to the Provincial in the Wisconsin Province Office in Milwaukee. From 1982 through 2010, Fr. Mauel ministered as a spiritual and retreat director in Milwaukee. He moved to St. Camillus in 2010.
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