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priest community

Priest Community  

Many priests reside on campus, serving as administrators, faculty and staff as well as performing pastoral duties. The priest community includes the following individuals.

Reverend Renato Bautista 
Director of Formation; Immaculate Conception Seminary

Reverend Donald E. Blumenfeld 
Adjunct Professor, University Core Curriculum; Retired, Formation Faculty, Immaculate Conception Seminary

Reverend J. Ian Boyd, C.S.B. 
President Emeritus, Chesterton Institute; Retired Distinguished Professor, Catholic Studies

Reverend W. Jerome Bracken, C.P. 
Professor Emeritus, Theology, Immaculate Conception Seminary

Reverend Gerald J. Buonopane 
Minister to the Priest Community, Senior Lecturer, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Reverend Alfred V. Celiano 
Professor Emeritus, Chemistry

Very Reverend John Chadwick 
Vicar General, Archdiocese of Newark

Reverend Hong-Ray Cho 
Rector of the College Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, St. Andrew’s Hall, 

Reverend Christopher Ciccarino 
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies; Assistant Professor, Biblical Studies, Formation Faculty, Immaculate Conception Seminary

Monsignor Robert F. Coleman
Retired, Minister to the Priest Community

Reverend Gabriel B. Costa 
Associate Professor, Mathematics; Minister to the Priests of the Archdiocese of Newark

Reverend John J. Cryan 
Retired, Director of Pastoral Formation, Immaculate Conception Seminary

Reverend John Dennehy 
University Chaplain

Reverend Nicholas Figurelli 
Associate Director, Campus Ministry

Reverend Lawrence E. Frizzell 
Director, Judaeo-Christian Institute; Associate Professor, Jewish-Christian Studies

Reverend Luis M. Garcia 
Vice Rector of the College Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, St. Andrew’s Hall

Reverend Nicholas S. Gengaro 
Chaplain, School of Law

Monsignor Thomas G. Guarino 
Professor Emeritus, Immaculate Conception Seminary

Reverend Paul A. Holmes 
Distinguished Professor of Servant Leadership

Reverend Colin Kay 
Vice President for Mission and Ministry

Rev. Mariusz Koch, CFR
Spiritual Director, Adjunct Professor, Pastoral Theology, Formation Faculty, Immaculate Conception Seminary

Monsignor Anthony J. Kulig 
Retired, Formation Faculty, Immaculate Conception Seminary

Reverend Joseph Laracy
Assistant Professor, Systematic Theology, Immaculate Conception Seminary; Adjunct Professor, Mathematics and Computer Science

Monsignor Richard M. Liddy 
Retired Director, Center for Catholic Studies and Professor Emeritus, Religion

Monsignor Dennis Mahon 
Retired, Associate Professor, Communication

Monsignor Gerard H. McCarren 
Interim Rector/Dean, Immaculate Conception Seminary

Reverend Douglas J. Milewski 
Associate Professor, Theology, Immaculate Conception Seminary 

Reverend Frederick L. Miller
Spiritual Director, College Seminary at Saint Andrew’s Hall; Adjunct Professor, Systematic Theology, Immaculate Conception Seminary

Reverend Brian Muzas 
Assistant Professor, Diplomacy; 
Director, Center for UN and Global Governance Studies

Reverend Roberto Ortiz
Adjunct Professor and Chair, Systematic Theology, Immaculate Conception Seminary

Reverend James Platania
Assistant Professor, Biblical Studies, Formation Faculty, Immaculate Conception Seminary

Reverend Lawrence B. Porter
Professor Emeritus, Theology, Immaculate Conception Seminary

Monsignor John Radano 
Retired Adjunct Professor, Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology 

Reverend John J. Ranieri 
Director, University Honors Program Professor, Philosophy

Monsignor Joseph R. Reilly 
Former Rector/Dean Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology

Reverend Antonio Sarento
Chaplain, Interprofessional Health Services Campus

Reverend Nicholas Sertich
Director of Campus Ministry

Monsignor Robert Sheeran 
President Emeritus

Reverend Robert Suszko
Vice Rector and Business Manager, Immaculate Conception Seminary

Reverend Pawel Tomczyk
Formation Faculty, Adjunct Professor, Moral Theology, Immaculate Conception Seminary

Monsignor James C. Turro 
Professor Emeritus, Biblical Studies, Immaculate Conception Seminary 

Monsignor Robert J. Wister 
Professor Emeritus, Church History, Immaculate Conception Seminary

Monsignor C. Anthony Ziccardi 
Assistant Professor, Biblical Studies, Immaculate Conception Seminary