Sample M.Div. Alumni Ministry Jobs

Parish Ministry

Margaret Bouffard, Director of Youth Ministry and Confirmation, Blessed Sacrament Parish, Walpole, MA

Christina Bax, '09 - Pastoral Associate and Director of Evangelization, St. Clement Church, Chicago, IL

Sean Allen, '09 - Pastoral Associate/Young Adult Ministry, St. Pius X Catholic Church, Granger, IN

Aaron Michka, C.S.C. '08 - Parroquia Nuestra Madre de la Luz, Guadalupe, Monterrey, Mexico

Michael Buckler, ’06 – Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Ormond Beach, FL

Jennifer Wiswell, ’06 - Director of Adult Faith Formation, St. Vincent de Paul, Omaha, NE

Mandy Dillon, '05 - Pastoral Associate, Our Lady of the Wayside, Arlington Heights, IL

Rev. Christopher Cox, ’98 – Pastor, St. Adalbert and St. Casimir Parishes, South Bend, IN

Kristin Sadie Schwarz, ’98 - Pastoral Associate, Holy Name Cathedral, Chicago, IL


University Ministry

Beth Barsotti, '10 - Assistant Director for Faith Formation, University of Portland, Portland, OR

Brian Suehs Vassel, '09 - Director of Service Opportunities, Campus Ministry, Merrimack College, North Andover, MA

Gerard Olinger, C.S.C., '09 – Vice President for Student Affairs, University of Portland, Portland, OR

Marty Roers, ’08 - Director of Service and Social Justice Ministry of Campus Ministry, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

Rev. Peter McCormick, C.S.C., ’06 – Rector, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Rev. Drew Gawrych, C.S.C., ’07 – Associate Director, Office of Vocations, Congregation of Holy Cross, Co-author of "The Cross, Our Only Hope", Notre Dame, IN

Josh Noem, ’05 – STEP Facilitator & Writer for Spiritual Programming at the Alumni Association, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Stacey Noem, '05 – Director, Human and Spiritual Formation, Master of Divinity program, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Steve Blaha, ’05 – Faith Formation, Campus Ministry, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI

Rev. George Piggford, C.S.C. ’04 – Assistant Professor of English and Dormitory Residence Chaplain, Stonehill College, Easton, MA

Colleen Moore, ‘04 – Director of ECHO, Institute for Church Life, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Esther Sanborn, ’04 – Assistant Director of Campus Ministry, St. Xavier University, Chicago, IL

Michael Griffin, ‘04 - Pursuing a PhD in Theology, Notre Dame, IN. Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religion, Holy Cross College, Notre Dame, IN; Director of Theology, Summer Experience Pre-College Program, University of Notre Dame; Director of Education, Catholic Peace Fellowship and Managing Editor, The Sign of Peace, South Bend, IN

Colleen Dunne, ’03 - Associate Director of Campus Ministry, Carroll College; Director of Diocesan Summer Youth Camp; Parish RCIA facilitator; Instructor for Diocesan Lay Ministry Formation Program, Helena, MT; STEP facilitator

Thomas Cummings, ‘99 – Director, Satellite Theological Education Program (STEP), Notre Dame, IN

Patricia Powers, ’98 – Research Scholar, The Center for Genetic Research Ethics & Law, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH; STEP Facilitator

Dan Cebrick, ’94 – Registrar, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, PA; STEP Facilitator, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Dominic Vachon, ’85 – Director, Hillebrand Center of Compassionate Care in Medicine, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN


Non-profit Ministry

Becky Guhin, ’12 – Parental Services Coach, Center for the Homeless, South Bend, IN

Linda Jung Zimmerman '83 - Director, Stone Soup Community, South Bend, IN

Jack Jezreel, ‘82 - Founder and Executive Director, JustFaith Inc., Louisville, KY


Teaching Ministry

Joe Kolar, ’12 - Religion Teacher, Totino-Grace High School, Fridley, MN

Lorraine Cuddeback, '12 - Pursuing a PhD in Theology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

JeanAnn Sekarek '10 - Religious Education Teacher, St. Edward High School, Lakewood, OH

Whitney Thompson Daly, '07 - Religion Instructor, Gilmore Academy, Gates Mills, OH

Katherine Elliot, '09 - Pursuing a PhD in Theology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Rhodora Beaton, ’02 - STEP Facilitator, Completing a Ph.D. in Theology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN


Other Ministries

Sean Agniel, ’07 - Assistant for Social Ministries and Director of the Alum Service Corps, Jesuits of the Missouri Province, St. Louis, MO

Jason Simon, ’07 - Executive Director, Evangelical Catholic, Madison, WI

Leah Thomas, '03 - Young Adult Ministries RENEW International, Plainfield, NJ

Kathy Motyka, 03 - Young Adult Ministries RENEW International, Plainfield, NJ

Renée LaReau, ’00 – Freelance writer, published in U.S. Catholic, America, The National Catholic Reporter, and She is a contributing editor for Columbus, OH

Bridget Deegan-Krause, ’96 – Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors, The National Association of Catholic Chaplains