Fr. Bob, as Yale's Catholic Chaplain is affectionately known to students, faculty, and community members, is a native of Connecticut. He completed his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Divinity at Our Lady of Angels Seminary in Albany, New York. He received his Ph.D. in Religious Studies, magna cum laude, from the University of Louvain in Belgium in 1983.
Katie Byrnes is a native of Connecticut. She holds a B.A. in Religious Studies from Saint Joseph College in West Hartford, Connecticut, and an M.A. in Pastoral Ministries from Saint Thomas University in Miami, Florida. She comes to us from Iona College in New Rochelle, New York, where she worked as a Campus Minister and coordinated the “Iona in Mission” program that sent students all over the world to serve during their breaks. Katie also spent two years as the Resident Minister in the Campus Ministries house.
Jamie Cappetta, native to Massachusetts, holds a B.A. in Speech Communications from the University of Richmond, an M.A. in Ministry from Saint John's Seminary, Brighton, MA and an M.A. in Philanthropy and Development from St. Mary's University in Winona, MN.
Fr. Eddie is a native of Indiana. He holds a B.A. in Religious Studies from Mundelein College in Chicago; an M.Div. from Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, and a D.Min. in Preaching from Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, MO.
Sr. Jenn Schaaf, native of Washington state, is a Dominican Sister of Blauvelt, NY. She holds a Bachelors in Music Education and a Masters in Pastoral Ministry from the University of Portland, Oregon.