Loyola University Maryland

Campus Ministry

Our Team

Seán Bray

Sean Bray

Director
410-617-2838
Cohn Hall 100N
sbray@loyola.edu

Director: Coordinates, supports, and supervises the Campus Ministry Team.  Duties include staff meetings, supervision of professional staff members, meetings with Mission Committee, oversight of budget and annual staff evaluations.

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.

Megan Linz Dickinson

Megan Linz Dickinson

Assistant Director
410-617-2092
Cohn Hall 100
mlinz@loyola.edu

Assistant Director: Oversees Campus Ministry Intern Program, including selection and training, Office Marketing and Communications functions and the Ignite retreat. 

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.

George Miller

Associate Director
410-617-2449
Cohn Hall 100B
gmiller@loyola.edu

Associate Director: Oversees daily and weekly liturgies, major University liturgies and Evensong. Directs the Chapel Choir, leads Chapel Choir retreat, supervises Wedding Coordinator, and directs Lessons & Carols.

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 and 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 a 1926 colonial-revival home in Kingsville, MD.

Rev. Scott Adams

Assistant Director
410-617-5755
Cohn Hall 100Frev Scott adams
sadams3@loyola.edu

Interfaith and Ecumenical Ministries: including SpiritualiTEA, Belief Heroes, IFYC Leadership Conference, Interfaith prayer service, 9/11 Prayer Service, Interfaith Advisory Board, retreats and Speedfaithing.

Scott Hamilton Adams serves the Loyola Community as the Assistant Director of Interfaith and Ecumenical Ministries. He holds two Master's Degrees in Theology; Th.M from Duke University's School of Divinity, and an MA from St. Mary’s Seminary & Ecumenical Institute. He has also completed a course of study in Executive Coaching at the The University of Texas, and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from James Madison University. Prior to coming to Loyola, Scott served as the founding Senior Pastor of Ekklesia Community Ministries in Bel Air, Maryland, served as the director of a non-profit restorative justice program in Durham, NC, and as an administrator for Maryland’s Health and Human Services agency. He has a wealth of experience in the areas of race and faith, restorative justice, trauma and crisis intervention, grief and bereavement. He writes extensively and lectures on various issues surrounding theological ethics and social justice. Scott is married to Tanya, and they have two children, Ray and Scotty.

Emily Kane

Assistant DirectorEmily Kane
410-617-2894
Cohn Hall 100H
ekane@loyola.edu

Social Justice Ministries:

Emily is thrilled to be returning to the Loyola Maryland community as Assistant Director for Social Justice Ministry. Emily graduated from Loyola in 2014 with a B.A. in Psychology and Gender Studies. As a student, Emily discovered the Jesuits for the first time, which ignited her passion for Ignatian spirituality and Jesuit education. After graduation, she served as a year-long volunteer with Rostro de Cristo in Durán, Ecuador, where she worked at a care facility for people with Hansen’s disease (formerly known as leprosy), and at an after-school program for neighborhood youth. Emily also spent a year at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia as a Campus Ministry Associate, working with social justice initiatives (and dealing with “Pope-mania”). Most recently, she completed her Master’s in Social Justice through the Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University Chicago, where she also served as a graduate assistant in Campus Ministry. Emily enjoys traveling to new places, practicing her Spanish, doing yoga, and quoting The Office and Parks and Rec whenever possible.

Kathleen Hickey

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Wedding Coordinator
Cohn Hall 100
kshanger@loyola.edu

Wedding Coordinator: Oversees Alumni Chapel reservations for weddings, Pre-Cana marriage preparation and all marriage paperwork.

Kathleen serves as the Wedding Coordinator and facilitates Loyola’s Pre-Cana Conference. She has a B.S. in Mathematics and a Master of Arts in Teaching (Secondary Mathematics) from Loyola. While a student at Loyola, Kathleen interned as an Administrative Office Assistant in Campus Ministry and discovered her passion for both the ministry and organization involved in coordinating weddings. She also worked as a Sacristan for weddings at Loyola and loved the moment of sending the bride down the aisle. She is excited to return to the Loyola community and to assist in facilitating the sacrament of marriage for Loyola alumni. Her other previous work experience includes teaching and administrative roles in academic settings and consulting on higher education technology. In addition to her part-time position at Loyola, she currently works full-time as an analyst for the federal government. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, baking, and spending time with family.

Ms. Hong-yu Li

Program Assistant
410-617-2768
Cohn Hall 100 P
hli1@loyola.edu

Program Assistant: Oversees daily operations of the office including budget,We Remember emails,and travel arrangements.

Hong-yu Li was born and raised in China. She joined the Loyola Community in August 2009, serving with the Public Safety Department as a Communication/Public Safety Officer for four years. In 2013, Hong-yu joined ALANA Services where she worked as an Administrative Assistant, providing secretarial and clerical support to the Director of ALANA Services. Her duties included smooth operation of the office and departmental budget management. Additionally, she was a supervisor to student employees and played a role in many major ALANA programs and initiatives. Hong-yu is grateful to join the Campus Ministry Team to deepen her faith in God, develop discernment techniques, and join the fight for justice. Outside of Loyola, Hong-yu enjoys going to and volunteering at church, spending time with family and friends, hiking, sightseeing, touring, and listening to contemporary Christian music. Hong-yu enjoys working hard and playing smart!

Rev. Jack Dennis, S.J.

Father Jack Dennis

University Chaplain
410-617-5881
Cohn Hall 100M
jdennis@loyola.edu

University Chaplain: Provides pastoral care and spiritual direction. Supports the liturgical life of the University. Directs retreats and the R.C.I.A. process.

Father Dennis served as assistant director of Campus Ministry at Loyola from 2007-2009 and as director of Campus Ministry from 2009-2012. He has also served as a member of Loyola's Board of Trustees. Fr. Dennis served as the president of Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, from 2012-2018. He has worked previously at St. Joseph’s Preparatory School in Philadelphia, at St. Ignatius College Prep in Chicago, and at Loyola Blakefield in Towson, where he was president from 1998-2005.

 

Rev. Thomas Roach, S.J.

Father Roach

Associate Chaplain
410-617-2013
Cohn Hall 100F
teroach@loyola.edu

Associate Chaplain: Provides pastoral care and spiritual direction. Supports the liturgical life of the University. Oversees the Koinonia faith-sharing communities and supports Pre-Cana and First Friday Masses.

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.

Undergraduate Student and Graduate Assistant Staff

Students will support the Jesuit, Catholic identity at Loyola, and promote opportunities to explore the richness of Ignatian Spirituality.

Dan Ashley - Music Ministry 

Emma Bonnet - Office Assistant 

Justin Doo - Sacristan 

Katherine Ellis - Office Assistant 

Josh Fitzgerald - Sacristan

Nick Gervasi - Marcomm Project Manager

Scott Guetens - Sacristan

Samantha Howath - Office Assistant

Seemab Kazmi - Social Justice

Sam Kennedy - Interfaith

Mary LaVigne - Sacristan

Sofia Lentine - Interfaith

Katie McDonnell - Marcomm Graphic Designer

Beatrice Mills - Sacristan

Flor Paniagua-Peart - RCIA

JD Pastilha - Music Ministry 

Angela Solazzo - Music Ministry

Rachel Turrisi - Marcomm Social Media & Website 

Emily Zimmerman - Music Ministry

To learn more about joining our undergraduate student or graduate assistant staff, visit the join our team webpage.