Fr. Cecil Zinger, CSB †
Fr. Zinger, with his welcoming smile, positive attitude, and true humility, has been an inspiration to the students, staff, alumni, and families of St. Michael’s for five decades. As a priest, teacher, coach, spiritual advisor, friend, and gentleman, Fr. Zinger has demonstrated his unwavering dedication to the Basilian principles of goodness, discipline, and knowledge. His selfless devotion to the well-being of the St. Michael’s community is reflected in his faithful tending of the gardens, development of the choir, his annual compilation of the Year in Review in pictures, and his musical collaboration during masses, graduation, and other special events. The embodiment of the St. Michael’s Man, Fr. Zinger has devoted much of his life to supporting our school and nurturing the spirituality of students. His unfailing kindness and generosity have contributed immeasurably to our collective spiritual growth, happiness, and success.