Jesuit Retreat House Staff
FR. E. EUGENE ARTHUR, S.J.
holds a doctorate in business administration from Indiana University and was a professor of management for twenty-eight years at Rockhurst University. For many years he directed The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola in Daily Life to faculty and staff, and he has extensive experience in spiritual direction and in leading conference retreats.
SR. EILEEN CURRIE, M.S.C.
After spending twenty-four years in various levels of education, including serving as president of Cabrini College from 1982 to 1992, Eileen completed a master’s degree in spirituality at Creighton University. She then completed a residential internship program in retreat direction for the Spiritual Exercises at the Jesuit Center for Spiritual Growth in Wernersville, Pennsylvania. She has extensive experience in spiritual direction and in giving conference retreats for groups.
FR. VINCENT E. HOVLEY, S.J.
holds a doctorate in mystical theology. His primary work has been spiritual direction and retreats. He also has lived and worked with the homeless of New York and Denver, taught theology, and directed a Jesuit leadership training program.
FR. E. EDWARD KINERK, S.J.
was ordained in 1972. He received his doctorate in Spiritual Theology from the Gregorian University in Rome. His first assignment was to Sacred Heart Retreat House from 1975 to 1979. In subsequent years he has served as Novice Director, Provincial of the Missouri Province of Jesuits, President of Rockhurst University in Kansas City, and currently as director at Sacred Heart Jesuit Retreat House.
FR. PAUL B. PATIN, S.J.
since his ordination in 1973 he has, among other ministries, served as pastor at Jesuit parishes, staff associate at the Jesuit Center for Spiritual Growth, and retreat director at the Jesuit Spirituality Center and at Our Lady of the Oaks, both in Louisiana. His most treasured ministry involves using Ignatian spirituality in helping people at all the varied moments of their faith journey.
FR. HANH D. PHAM, S.J.
was born and raised in Vietnam and followed his family to immigrate to Denver in 1991. He entered the Jesuits in 1997 and was ordained in 2008. He has a master’s degree in counseling and a Licentiate (advanced master’s degree) in Ignatian Spirituality. He is experienced in spiritual direction, directing retreats, and directing the Spiritual Exercises in Daily Life.
is in her thirteenth year at the retreat house. She completed a two-year course in spiritual direction and a four-year biblical course through the Archdiocese of Denver. She offers spiritual direction, directs individual retreats, and accompanies others through the Spiritual Exercises in Daily Life. She is married and has two grown children.