Fr. Gene Merz, S.J.


Fr. Gene Merz, S.J., one of the founders of Emmaus House, died on January 16th.

The Emmaus staff & board of directors will hold a memorial service for Gene.

Memorial service:

Sunday, February 24th

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

At Our Lady of Peace Chapel at bishop drumm care center in Johnston.


5837 Winwood drive

Johnston, IA 50131


The service will include prayer for the ongoing ministry of Emmaus, so beloved by gene. all are welcome.

We invite you to share your condolences, prayers, reflections, memories, & photos of Fr. Gene Merz, S.J.

1521 Center Street

Des Moines, IA 50314