Brother Warren (Gary) Longo

Order: 
Alexian Brothers
Jubilee year: 
60th entrance to novitiate
Birth name: 
Gary Francis Longo
Birthplace: 
Racine, Wis.
Entrance: 
1956
First profession: 
1959
Final profession: 
1964
Education: 

Bachelor's in nursing, St. Xavier University, Chicago, Ill., 1966

Master’s in religious studies, Mundelein College/Loyola University, Chicago, 1973

Advanced theological studies, University of Notre Dame, 1989

Service in the archdiocese: 

Spiritual care director, Salus Place, St. Louis, 1990-94

Patient representative, St. Alexius Hospital (formerly Alexian Brothers Hospital), St. Louis, 1990-2000

Postulant director, Congregation of Alexian Brothers, St. Louis, 1990-present 

Spiritual care coordinator, Alexian Brothers Community Services — Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, St. Louis, 2000-16

Director of Alexian Associate program, Congregation of Alexian Brothers, 2011-present 

Advisory board member, St. Alexius Hospital, 2013-present 

Presentations on eldering and transformative spirituality, 2014-present

Service outside of the archdiocese: 

Instructor, Alexian Brothers School of Nursing in Chicago, 1966-69

Director of temporary professed, Congregation of Alexian Brothers in Chicago, 1966-70

Novice director, Congregation of Alexian Brothers in Chicago, 1970-87

Assistant superior general, International Congregation of Alexian Brothers, 1980-2016

Prison ministry, Potosi Correctional Center in Mineral Point, Mo., 2013-present

Provincial counselor, US Province of Alexian Brothers, 2017--present 

About me: 

He enjoys creative writing, and some of his works have been published. Brother Warren enjoys walking in the early morning every day. He is an avid Cubs fan, despite the pressure of his fellow St. Louis brothers.