Loyola University Maryland

Campus Ministry

Meet the Staff

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Seán Bray

Sean Bray

Director
Ext. 2838
Cohn Hall 100N
sbray@loyola.edu

Seán Bray serves as the Director of Campus Ministry. He was born and raised in the Seattle area. He is a product of Catholic education and a certified Lay Ecclesial Minister.   He holds a B.A. in Elementary Education from Carroll College in Helena, Montana and a Masters in Pastoral Studies from Seattle University. Seán has served as an elementary & middle school teacher in the Archdiocese of Seattle, youth minister, a Co-Director of Outdoor Ministries, a Campus Minister for Retreats, and Social Justice Minister at Seattle University. He believes deeply in the transformative nature of Jesuit Education and Ignatian Spirituality. Seán is passionate about creating inclusive space for dialogue, accompanying people in discernment, nurturing relationship between communities, building teams and helping people to explore their relationships with God, others and themselves. He enjoys spending time in the outdoors, biking, skiing, hiking and camping. He is married to Shannon and they have three children Larkin, Liam and Fíona.

George Miller

George Miller

Associate Director
Ext. 2449
Cohn Hall 100B
gmiller@loyola.edu

George Miller directs the worship life of the Loyola community. As founder of the Loyola Chapel Choir, he brings over 30 years experience as a musician and campus minister. He holds degrees in theology (Loyola, 76), voice and music education, and a M.A. in vocal pedagogy and conducting, as well as continuing education in liturgical studies. George has held national leadership positions with AJCU, NPM, and is currently a faculty member of Music Ministry Alive – a summer institute for young musicians in St. Paul, MN. A professional singer; he has performed with The Baltimore Choral Arts Society, and the Baltimore, Washington, and Annapolis Opera companies. His passions also include home renovation. George is currently completing a 3-year project on 1926 colonial-revival home in Kingsville, MD.

Rev. John Murray, S.J.

fr. murray

University Chaplain
Cohn Hall 100M
Ext. 5881
jpmurray@loyola.edu

Fr. Murray is a member of the New England Province of the Jesuits, where he has served in a variety of ministries over his 25 years as a priest. Prior to his arrival at Loyola in 2012, Fr. Murray was the Director of Eastern Point Retreat House in Gloucester, MA. Fr. Murray has training in counseling and in the ministry of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius Loyola. He has worked at both the secondary education level, as Principal of Bishop Connolly High School; and at the higher education level at Boston College, as the internal Consultant for Ignatian Spirituality. Fr. Murray enjoys companioning with students, staff and faculty in searching through the spiritual gifts in their lives and in finding God in all things.

Rev. Thomas Roach, S.J.

Father Roach

Associate Chaplain
Cohn Hall 100F
Ext. 2013
teroach@loyola.edu

Father Roach is a native of Baltimore, where he attended St. Bernardine’s School and Loyola Blakefield. After entering the Jesuits, Father studied German, philosophy and theology at St. Louis University and Woodstock College. He has spent most of his life in high school teaching and administration, first at St. Joseph’s Prep and then at Georgetown Prep. For six years he served as the Maryland Province Assistant for Secondary Education. In 2000 he went to Gdynia, Poland, where he taught English and worked in teacher formation at the Jesuit high school. In 2001 the Superior General of the Jesuits appointed Father Roach Secretary of Education. Father Roach served in that position and lived in Rome until 2009, when he became the Rector of the Scranton Jesuit Community. He came to Loyola in the fall of 2015. Father Roach is at home with languages, other cultures, and working with young people.

Elise Gower

Elise Gower

Assistant Director
Cohn Hall 100H
Ext. 5375
elgower@loyola.edu

Elise Gower serves as the Loyola Community through social justice and interfaith ministries, first year programming, retreats, LGBTQ outreach and leadership development.  She holds a B.A. in Religious Studies from Marywood University and a Masters in Education from the University of Scranton. A native of Pennsylvania, she served as the International Service Program Coordinator and Campus Minister at the University of Scranton where she facilitated global immersion experiences, coordinated Christian Life Communities, and directed diverse retreats and programs. In her personal and professional life, Elise embraces the Jesuit ideals. She is passionate about providing diverse experiences of prayer, reflection and dialogue, promoting advocacy and action, engaging students in exploring the intersections of identity and accompanying each person on their own unique spiritual journey. In her free time, you’ll find Elise kayaking, traveling, reading a good book, and spending time with family and friends.

Megan Linz Dickinson

Megan Linz Dickinson

Assistant Director
Cohn Hall 100A
Ext. 2092
mlinz@loyola.edu

Megan is thrilled to be in Campus Ministry at her alma mater walking alongside students in their journey to find meaning and purpose. Most recently, Megan worked as the Associate Director for Student Staff Development and Community Service Programs in Loyola's Center for Community Service and Justice. She is passionate about creating connections between people and communities and has also served as an Assistant Director of Service-Learning, a Jesuit Volunteer in Portland, OR and a Health Policy Analyst in D.C./Baltimore. She holds a B.A. in Writing/Studio Art from Loyola University Maryland and an M.S. in Applied Sociology from Clemson University. Megan was born and raised in Baltimore and Loyola has been an important part of her family history--her grandfather, father, mother, aunts, uncles, sister and husband are all alumni. She is excited to have the opportunity to help shape & enrich future students' experiences at Loyola.

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