jrodriguezsj

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Josef Raoul Rodriguez, SJ, (a.k.a J-Rod) is an only child of Filipino parents. He was born in San Francisco, but grew up in New Jersey. At 18, he entered the Legionaries of Christ to pursue religious life, earning degrees in the liberal arts and philosophy, and gaining experience in Gregorian chant and choir directing, as well as in youth and school work in the South. After 10 years of Legionary life, followed by 2 years of lay life, J-Rod “switched companies” and entered the Society of Jesus in 2016. His work and ministerial experience includes secondary education, campus ministry, youth and adult retreat direction and hospital chaplaincy. He is currently a Regent teaching Philosophy at Creighton University. When not doing Philosophy, he is either composing or playing music, or delving into the culinary arts.

Joined in 2019   /   10 posts   /   jrodriguezsj@thejesuitpost.org