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"Where are they now?"

Fr. Leonard J. Altilia, S.J. served Loyola as President (1994-96), Principal (1981-86), Chaplain, Teacher and Coach.

Fr. Altilia is now the President of St. Paul’s High School in Winnipeg. He is also the PASE (Provincial Assistant for Secondary and Pre-Secondary Education) representative for the English Canada Province. The PASE office is responsible for assessing the Jesuit identity and mission of each school and for providing support and resources for schools to achieve and continue that identity and mission. Prior to these appointments, Fr. Altilia served as Jesuit Vocation Director for 16 years.


Fr. Francis R. Obrigewitsch, S.J. was Loyola’s Principal from 1986 to 1995, and the last Jesuit principal of the high school.

After leaving Loyola, Fr. Obrigewitsch became a member of the Campion College faculty and English department, served as the Assistant Dean of the College from 2001-2007, and was Dean of the College from 2009-2014. He is now the Pastor at St. Ignatius Parish in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

In an ongoing series for igNation, a Jesuit blog, Fr. Obrigewitsch shares his experience of being a Jesuit novice and scholastic using excerpts from letters written to his parents between 1961 and 1963. Click here to read his posts. 





Fr. Winston Rye, S.J. was Loyola’s President from 1988 to 1994.

After moving on from Loyola, Fr. Rye was a Jesuit Administrator of Gonzaga High School in Newfoundland. In 1999, he was involved in the opening of St. Bonaventure’s College in St. John's, an independent Catholic school in the Jesuit tradition. Fr. Rye was the first Principal/President of St. Bonaventure’s.

Father Rye is now Secretary for the Jesuits in English Canada in Toronto. Prior to taking on that role, he was Treasurer and Development Director.

He also recently completed his term as a member of the Loyola High School Board of Governors.