Ignatian News Network Bio, Meet California Jesuit Provincial Michael Weiler
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Appointed in early 2011, Jesuit Father Michael Weiler is the current Provincial of the California Province of the Society of Jesus.
Prior to his position as Provincial, Weiler served as Director of Novices and Superior of Ignatius House Novitiate, a position he held from 2005-2011.
Weiler is a graduate of Bellarmine College Preparatory, Loyola Marymount University, Gonzaga University, Jesuit School of Theology and California School of Professional Psychology. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1975, was ordained in 1988 and received his final vows in 2005.
Following ordination, Weiler served as an associate pastor at Dolores Mission in Los Angeles and then as an instructor in counseling psychology and a psychologist at Santa Clara University.