Memorial Mass for Rev. Edward P. Buvens, SJ

Rev. Edward P. Buvens, SJ served as Superior of the Jesuit community and Retreat & Spiritual Director at Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center in Atlanta, GA from 2009-2013. Known to the Atlanta community as “Fr. Ed,” he was dearly loved for directing retreats and his spiritual guidance.

In the summer of 2013, Fr. Ed moved to Xavier Jesuit Center in Denver and worked in pastoral ministry until ill health dictated that he move to Grand Coteau, LA, in June 2017.

Fr. Ed passed away March 27, 2018. He was 83 years old, a Jesuit for 60 years and a priest for 48 years.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Ignatius Chapel on August 17, 2018 at 12:15 p.m. Rev. Peter E. Fink, SJ will preside. A lunch reception will following the Mass.

St. Ignatius Chapel is located at the Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center, 6700 Riverside Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30328.

To RSVP, email Sue Chase at For more information, please call 404-255-0503.