Spiritual Leadership

The Community is lucky to draw on the support of the Jesuits of the Berchmanskolleg for our Sunday Liturgy. These are the faces you are likely to see on Sunday.

Fr. Andreas Gösele, S.J. Fr. Andreas teaches social ethics, logic and philosophy of science at the Munich School of Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy of the Society of Jesus (Homepage). He has accompanied the St. John Berchmans English-speaking Catholic community since 1996. As part of his formation Fr. Andreas lived for some time in Ethiopia, Brazil and Mexico.

Christof Wolf, S.J.—Founder, CEO and President of Loyola Productions Munich, Inc. and DOK TV & Media, Inc., two film production companies especially producing / specialists in documentaries, promotionals, and educational films. He is a graduate of the New York Film Academy. He has directed and produced a number of short documentaries, including his work about the American Zen master Bernie Glassman as well as the award winning feature length documentaries “In Spite of Darkness. A Spiritual Encounter with Auschwitz” (Best Documentary, Redemptive Storyteller Award, Silver Telly Awards), and “Ai-un: Hugo Makibi Enomiya-Lassalle – Bridge Builder between Zen and Christianity” (Telly Awards: Spirituality, History, Documentary and Biography). He has become a specialist in animated documentaries, including scenes of the ZDF/ARTE production “Challenging Churchill”.

He is lecturer at the Munich School of Philosophy “for Art, Culture, and Religion”, since 2012 Chaplain for the “Association of Catholic Journalists Germany” (GKP) and since 2015 Chaplain for the “Association of Catholic Entrepreneurs” Munich. He leads film retreats around the world and is the founder and President of TIFF (The Iñigo Film Festival) for World Youth Day, a gathering of young people from around the world.