Fr. Alex Kirsten, SJ

Dear friends of Martyrs’ Shrine,


It is with sadness that we share the news that Fr. Alex Kirsten, SJ passed away on Wednesday, January 17th.

Fr. Alex was the Director of Martyrs’ Shrine from 2004 until 2011.

Please join us in praying for the repose of his soul and the mourning of his family and friends.

A funeral will be held for Fr. Kirsten at 10:30 AM today in Guelph.


Please find attached the statement from the Jesuits in English Canada by clicking here.


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