October 9, 2015

Former St. Andrew parishioner professes perpetual vows as Jesuit priest

Joseph KraemerJoseph Kraemer, 46, who was baptized at St. Andrew Parish in Richmond in 1967, professed perpetual vows in the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) on Aug. 8 in Los Angeles. The vows include poverty, chastity and obedience.

Kraemer graduated from Hillsdale College in Hillsdale, Mich. He oversaw the Playwrights Program while working as literary manager for The Julliard School’s drama division in New York from 1993-2008, then served as creative director for Esteves Sheen Productions at Warner Brothers Studio.

He will now study theology and philosophy at Heythrop College in London, England. †

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