Regis Mourns the Loss of Former President Fr. James J. Fischer, S.J.
Fischer_01Regis Mourns the Loss of Fr. James J. Fischer, S.J. who died on Friday, April 11 at Murray-Weigel Hall, (Bronx, NY).

Father Fischer was born on December 23, 1923 and entered the Society of Jesus at St. Andrew-on-Hudson (Poughkeepsie, NY) on July 30, 1942. He became the 17th President of Regis High School in 1980, a position he would hold for 12 years. When he left Regis in 1992, his tenure became—and remains—the longest of any Regis President.

Please pray in thanksgiving for his work for Regis and other Jesuit apostolates, and for the repose of his soul.

Arrangements for Fr. Fischer are as follows:

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 | 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m.
Murray-Weigel Hall | 515 East Fordham Road | Bronx, NY 10458

Mass of Christian Burial:
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | 10:30 a.m.
Fordham University Church | Bronx, NY 10458

Jesuit Cemetery | Auriesville, NY

Notes of condolence may be sent to Father Fischer's nephew:
Mr. Robert Fischer | 79 Heights Road | Clifton, NJ 07012

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen.

Posted: 4/11/14