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priest , classics educator

Claude Nicholas Pavur, American classics educator, priest. Joined Society of Jesus (Jesuit), Roman Catholic Church, 1973, ordained priest, 1984. George W. Woodruff fellow Emory University, 1985-1991; grantee National Endowment of the Humanities, University Illinois, 1991.


Pavur, Claude Nicholas was born on September 9, 1952 in New Orleans. Son of Edward John and Gertrude Louise (Gentilich) Pavur.


Student, Loyola University, New Orleans, 1973-1975;student, Spring Hill College, 1975-1976;Bachelor summa cum laude, Yale University, 1977;postgraduate, St. Saint Louis University, 1980-1981;Barium Strontium Titanate, Master of Divinity summa cum laude, U. Toronto, 1984;MST, University of California, Berkeley, 1985;Doctor of Philosophy, Emory University, 1990.


Teacher English, theology and humanities, Jesuit High School, Tampa, Florida, 1977-1980;assistant professor department classics, Loyola University, since 1990;spiritual director Jesuit Center, Loyola University, since 1990;house consultor and library Thomas Hall, Loyola University, since 1991;director studies Druhan Residence, Loyola University, since 1992. Formation consultor New Orleans Province, Society of Jesus (Jesuit), 1985-1991, member Commision on Approval for Doctoral Studies, since 1991, also delegate various province assemblies and Commision on Ministries. Director Jesuit Center for Academy Formation, New Orleans, since 1992.

Presenter in field; reader Prentice-Hall, 1992-1993.


  • Joined Society of Jesus (Jesuit), Roman Catholic Church, 1973, ordained priest, 1984.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles and reviews to professional journals.


Co-chaplain Poor Clare Monastery, New Orleans, since 1990. Member Classical Association Midwest and South, Institute for Classical Tradition, American Classical League, North America Nietzsche Society, South Central Modern Language Association, American Association for Neo-Latin Studies.


Edward John Pavur

Gertrude Louise (Gentilich) Pavur