Holy Cross Community

Holy Cross Community

HOLY CROSS MEMBERS AT KING'S

Rev. Genaro P. Aguilar, C.S.C., comes originally from San Antonio, Texas. He received a B.A. from St. Mary’s University there; a M.Th. at the University of Notre Dame; and an M.S.W. from Boston College. Fr. Genaro has worked in the college's Counseling Department. He now serves as the Athletic/Alumni Chaplain at King's. His interests include travel and sports, and Fr. Genaro resides with the Holy Cross community at Moreau Court.

Rev. Thomas Carten C.S.C., ’75, hails from Lordship, Conn. Formerly in Campus Ministry and the Alumni Office, he has taught communications and speech. Fr. Tom works with WRKC where he broadcasts a radio program for the blind. He also records talking books, transcribes braille, and has worked in the media since the 1950s. He resides at Moreau Court.

Rev. Jerome Donnelly, C.S.C., was born in Philadelphia, Pa, and raised in New Jersey. Prior to arriving at King’s College, Br. Jerome served in several capacities for the Congregation of Holy Cross; administrator, teacher, counselor, and, most recently Director of Brothers Formation in San Antonio, Tx. Prior to Formation work in Texas, Brother served as President of Holy Cross High School, Waterbury, Ct. Br. Jerome resides at Moreau Court and directs the office of Student Success and Retention.

Rev. Anthony Grasso, C.S.C., from Boston, is professor of English and Campus Moderator of Delta Epsilon Sigma. Fr. Grasso is national chaplain of the Delta Epsilon Sigma honor society and serves on the Northeast Regional board of the Conference on Christianity and Literature. He enjoys working out, walking, reading, and writing poetry. Fr. Grasso lives at 185 N. Franklin St.

Rev. Richard Hockman, C.S.C., from Cambridge, Mass., has been the director of campus ministry. He has a professional background and long history in special education and assists the Diocese of Scranton in parish based special religious education programs. Fr. Dick has been involved in formation work, religious education, and parish ministry both in Canada and the U.S. The religious superior of the Holy Cross Community, he lives at Moreau Court.

Rev. Daniel Issing, C.S.C. , from College Park, Md., is an assistant professor of theology at King’s. He earned an S.T.L. at the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, Calif., where he also received his Ph.D. in theological ethics from the Graduate Theological Union. Before coming to King's, Fr. Issing served as the Director of Campus Ministry at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass., and parochial vicar at Most Holy Trinity in Saco, Maine. He lives at Moreau Court.

Rev. Charles Kociolek, C.S.C., from Jersey City, N.J., worked for an accounting firm and in several Holy Cross Brothers’ high schools before coming to King’s. He taught accounting at King’s for many years. He currently serves as assistant director of academic advisement and as a special assistant to the president. He lives at Moreau Court.

Brother Stephen J. LaMendola, C.S.C., is a native New Yorker. As a member of the Education Department, he is a college supervisor of student teachers and is the college's liaison to its early childhood centers. Previously he taught and administered at Holy Cross schools in New York and Delaware. Br. Stephen is a member of the Moreau Province and resides at Moreau Court.

Fr. Thomas Looney, C.S.C., born in Brooklyn and raised in Otisville, NY, previously served at King's as a member and chair of the Theology Department. He returns to King's as the Director of Campus Ministry and College Chaplain. He serves on the board of directors of Stonehill College, Renew International, and the Fr. Peyton Centre in Attymass, Co. Mayo, Ireland. He enjoys facilitating retreats on the spirituality of Basil Moreau, founder of Holy Cross. Fr. Tom resides in Holy Cross Hall on the 10th floor.

Brother James Miller, C.S.C., '74 , hails from Baltimore and is a member of the Theater Department. Bro. Jim has worked at a variety of theaters from Baltimore to D.C.: Arena Stage, the Folger Shakespeare Theatre, North Shore Music Theatre in Massachusetts, and the Cultural Council for the city of Philadelphia. Over the years, Bro. Jim has received awards for excellence in teaching and for service to the college. He resides at 185 N. Franklin St.

Rev. John Ryan, C.S.C., from Wilkes-Barre, is President of the College. Fr. Ryan's background is in business and accounting, and prior to his election as president, he served as dean of the McGowan School of Business for several years. Before entering Holy Cross, he worked for engineering and consulting firms. Fr. Jack enjoys playing golf and walking, and lives at Moreau Court.

Brother George Schmitz, C.S.C., a native of New Haven, Conn., is a member of the Moreau Province of Holy Cross. Brother George is the coordinator of the McGowan Hispanic Outreach Program at King's. His academic background is in Spanish and religious education. He has ministered as teacher and administrator in schools sponsored by the Brothers of Holy Cross. In 2010 he was appointed to General Council of the Congregation. He lives at 185 N. Franklin St.

Fr. Patrick Sullivan, C.S.C., from New York City, is no stranger to King's, having served here before. With specialization in Catholic Social Teaching and Labor-Management Relations, Fr. Pat is teaching part-time in the Sociology/CJ Department. He has been Executive Secretary and Chaplain of the Labor Guild, Archdiocese of Boston. He has also served as national Chaplain of the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH), who honored Fr. Pat for his work in Labor-Management Relations with the "John F. Kennedy Memorial Award" at their meeting in July. He lives at Moreau Court.

Rev. Fidel Ticona, C.S.C., is a Holy Cross priest from the District of Peru. Formerly, he worked as director of vocations in Peru and also in parish ministry in Puno and Lima. He has a master's degree in mental health counseling from Seton Hall University. Fr. Fidel ministers to the Latino community in the Wyoming Valley as assistant pastor at St. Nicholas Church, Wilkes-Barre. He resides at Moreau Court.

HOLY CROSS RELIGIOUS IN RESIDENCE AT KING'S

Rev. Joseph Long, C.S.C., ’54, a Wilkes-Barre native and King’s College alumnus, spent 12 years in secondary education and more than 30 years in the heath care ministry. He continues to serve in this capacity as well as assisting in parishes both in the Wilkes-Barre area and Cocoa Beach, Fla.

Brother Jerome Matthews, C.S.C., ’54, is a native of Kingston, NY. He has worked in library service at King's College and Stonehill College in Massachusetts and also served at the Holy Cross Generalate in Rome, Italy. He resides at Moreau Court.

HOLY CROSS RELIGIOUS IN OTHER AREA MINISTRIES

Rev. Robert Lozinski, C.S.C. , a former campus chaplain at King's, has been involved in parish ministry in several places. After completing a term as pastor at our Holy Cross Community's parish in Bennington , Vt. , Fr. Bob is now the pastor of St. Michael's Byzantine Catholic Church in Dunmore, Pa.

 

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