Fr. Dan O'Reilly
Fr. Dan O'Reilly was born in Manhattan and raised in the Bronx. He attended Regis High School in NYC
and majored in Philosophy at Princeton University before entering the seminary for the Archdiocese of
New York. After earning Master's degrees in Theology and Divinity from St. Joseph's Seminary in Yonkers,
he was ordained a priest in 2003 and appointed parochial vicar at Resurrection Church in Rye, NY. Since 2008,
he has served as Director of Campus Ministry for the Archdiocese of New York, Spiritual Director for the St.
John Neumann Seminary College in Yonkers, and Catholic Campus Minister at SUNY Maritime College in the Bronx.
Come talk to Father Dan!
1-2pm, Monday through Friday
110 Earl Hall
Msgr. John Paddock
Notre Dame Pastor (email@example.com)
Msgr. Paddock was appointed Administrator of Notre Dame by Archbishop Timothy Dolan, effective September 2011.
He was born on the Upper West Side, West 93 St at Central Park West. After spending much of his childhood on the
Jersey Shore he attended many universities, starting with Fordam University in the Bronx. Other universities include
New York University, the Univesite de Paris, the Universidad de Guadulajara, St. Josephs Seminary in Yonkers,
St. John's University and City University of new York. He has a passion for traveling, and has studied, worked and
resided in Europe and the Caribbean and has literally traveled right around the globe.
Fr. Michael Holleran
Notre Dame Priest (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fr. Michael was raised Roman Catholic on Long Island, and, like Fr. Dan, attended the Jesuit-run Regis High School in Manhattan.
Accepted into Columbia, he declined, and entered the Jesuits instead. As a Jesuit, he attended Fordham Rose Hill, with a double major
in Philosophy and Classical Languages. Upon graduation, he entered the Carthusian contemplative Order, where he spent 22 years: 12
in Vermont (where, in 1979, he became the first Carthusian ordained a priest in the Western Hemisphere), 7 at the Grande Chartreuse in France
(subject of the recent Into Great , and where he was in charge of the liqueur), and 3 in England. Since leaving the monastery in 1994,
he has worked as a parish priest in Bronx and Manhattan, including 8 years at St. s in Greenwich Village. In 2009, Edward Cardinal Egan
accepted him as a priest of the Archdiocese of New York, and invited him to be his associate at the Chapel of
the Sacred Hearts in Manhattan. The same year, Fr. Michael became a Sensei in the Zen tradition, at the hands of his
longtime friend and mentor, Fr. Robert Kennedy, SJ, Roshi. He joined the new ministry team at Notre Dame in 2011. might be
said to characterize Fr. s approach: interiority, inclusivity and interfaith.
[Photo: Fr. Michael with a picture of the gates to the ancient monastic complex at Glendalough, Ireland ---- "I am the Gate" (Jesus in John 10:9)
---- "The Gateless Gate" (Mumonkan).
Columbia FOCUS Missionaries
We are happy to have FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students)
join us, begining in the fall 2011.
Rooted in Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition, FOCUS was born out of a passion and zeal to share how a relationship
with Jesus Christ and the Catholic faith can transform the world. Beginning with our nation's future leaders, FOCUS sends
teams of young, trained missionaries to the college campus in order to reach students with the gospel, in cooperation with the
FOCUS Missionary email@example.com
FOCUS Missionary firstname.lastname@example.org
Niru De Silva
Columbia Catholic Undergraduates (CCU) Board Members
Tess is a senior in SEAS. You might
have seen her at Columbia Right to Life meetings, singing in the choir at campus Mass, spinning
the golden/bronze tooth on Sunday evenings, mopping stairs at the soup kitchen, or camping out in the Gateway or chemistry
Co-President and Treasurer (jlw2173)
Jen is a senior at Columbia College studying biology.
Jen enjoys attending all of the CCU events and
developing her faith with this great group of people.
Mike is a senior majoring in Operations Research and CCU's messenger, responsible for emails, and the weekly bulletin.
You can find him playing intramural soccer, at Holy Hour on Thursday nights, or at any place with food.
Event Coordinator (ars2209)
Amanda is a junior in Columbia College double majoring in Political Science and Hispanic Studies. She loves
serving as your emcee at the bi-semester Vigil Nights of Prayer and can be found on campus at CCM events or FOCUS
Nathan is a senior in SEAS, majoring in Electrical Engineering. He also
altar serves, helps set up for mass and can be found
enjoying food and fellowship at sunday suppers.
Carlos is a junior at Columbia College majoring in Computer Science. He was born in Colombia, but has moved through
Europe and Asia before arriving in the United States. You will find him helping out at mass, leading Bible studies
and taking care of social networks. He also enjoys salsa dancing, latin food and always meeting new people.
Columbia Catholic Graduates (CCG) Board Members
President of CCG (lve2103)
Leah is a second year graduate student at Teachers College, where she studies Economics and Education.
She was actively involved in campus ministry as an undergrad, where she developed a passion for service. It
lead her to serve as a volunteer two years in the Dominican Republic and now to Columbia where she is
dedicated in building the graduate campus ministry.
President of the St. Thomas More Society (seh2168)
Stephanie is a first year law student at Columbia, and she is currently enjoying it, despite the horror stories.
She majored in Humanities as an undergrad and is constantly falling in love with different works of literature, pieces
of art, and beautiful buildings (mostly churches). She also loves all things Catholic, and can be found at many
of Columbia Catholic Ministry's great events.
The St. Thomas More Society is dedicated to building
fellowship among Catholics (and interested non-Catholics), primarily through a series of
monthly dinners held at the Church of Notre Dame's Merton Center.
Music Director (email@example.com)
Roger Evans joined the music ministries at St. Paul's Chapel and the Church of Notre Dame in Feburary 2012. He
has long experience in major Catholic music programs, is author of several books and articles
dealing with liturgical (and other) music, and can be regularly encountered at RogerEvansOnline.com.
He is particularly interested in maintaining the strong practice of choral music and in furthering the
"full, concious, and active participation" enjoined by the Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy
CCM Secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org & 212-854-5110)
Sylvia is our CCM secretary. You
can contact her any time by email or simply stop
by 110 Earl Hall on Monday or Wednesday 10am-4pm.