Gerry became a Jesuit aged 55 after a career as a chest doctor. Assigned to Cape Town in the 1980s he bore witness to and supported the struggle against apartheid. He was chaplain to prisoners on Robben Island and knew Nelson Mandela.
Became a Jesuit in 1949. Michael was appointed provincial in 1987. Much of his ministry has been in the Caribbean and Guyana. He finally returned to the UK in 2010 and is a writer based in the Mount Street community.