Robert Braunreuther has been a member of the Northeast Province (the New England Province) since he entered the Jesuits in July 1952, at Shadowbrook in Lenox, MA; there he did his novitiate and studied the humanities. He studied philosophy in Munich, Germany from 1956-59, and is still fluent in the language, He has done live and written translations of/for Karl Rahner.
Bob spent twenty-four years in campus ministry and teaching theology at Boston College, four years working with homeless men in Baltimore, MD, eight years at the Jesuit retreat house in Faulkner, MD, eight years doing spiritual direction and being Minister of a Jesuit community at Loyola University in Chicago. From 2014-2018 he did spiritual direction at the Spirituality Center on the campus of Fairfield University and was Minister of the Jesuit community.
He has the following degrees: BA, Boston College in Humanistic Studies, a Licentiate in Philosophy from Berchmanskolleg, Munich,an MA in Counseling from Fairfield University, a Licentiate in Theology from the Weston School of Theology (now at B.C.), and an MA (all but dissertation) from the Divinity School at the University of Chicago in the field of Religion and Psychological Studies He has also done advanced studies at the Center for Ignatian Spirituality and the Gregorian University in Rome. Bob has been at Campion Center Conference & Renewal since 2018.