Director of Campus Ministry
Fr. Tony was born April 25, 1960 in South Bend, Indiana, the youngest of four boys. He is a total educational product of Holy Cross. He was taught by the Holy Cross Sisters at St. Joseph Grade School, the Holy Cross Brothers at St. Joseph High School and the Holy Cross Priests at the University of Notre Dame, all within walking distance of my family home. Fr. Tony is what is known as a triple domer, having three degrees from Notre Dame. He received a Bachelor of Arts in 1982 and a Master of Business of Administration in 1985 before entering the seminary and earning a Master of Divinity in 1991. Fr. Tony made his final vows in Holy Cross in August of 1991 and was ordained a priest in April of 1992. His first assignment as a priest was as associate pastor at St. Clement’s Parish in Hayward, California. In 1995, Fr. Tony was assigned as pastor of St. Joseph Parish in South Bend, Indiana, which was the parish in which he attended grammar school. In 2003, he was asked by Fr. David Tyson, CSC, the newly elected provincial of the Indiana Province, to be assistant provincial and treasurer of the Province. In that role, Fr. Tony supervised the finances of the entire province in the US, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Mexico and Chile. He traveled extensively in these areas visiting our priests and brothers in their various works and ministries. After the Indiana Province and the Eastern Province of Holy Cross merged in 2011, Fr. Tony continued in his role as assistant provincial and treasurer until his term in office ended with the election of a new provincial in 2012. He was then assigned to Stonehill College as the Superior of the Holy Cross priests and brothers in the Easton area in July of 2012. Fr. Tony has served as the Alumni and Athletic chaplain at Stonehill since May of 2012.
As Superior of the local Holy Cross community in Easton, he served on the Board of Fellows and the Board of Incorporators of Stonehill College. In addition, he currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Ave Maria Press, the publishing company that Holy Cross runs at Notre Dame, Indiana. On the Provincial level, Fr. Tony also serves on the Finance Committee, Properties Committee, and Strategic Planning Committee. On the Congregational level, he serves on the Finance Committee and the Financial Planning Task Force. While Fr. Tony was pastor, he served the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend as chairman of the Diocesan Endowment Trust, and as a member of the Diocesan School Board, the Diocesan Building Committee and the Diocesan Capital Campaign Committee.
Campus Minister for Music & Liturgy
Dan organizes liturgical celebrations and directs the Chapel Choir at Stonehill College. He received a B. Mus. in Music Education with a concentration in piano performance from Berklee College of Music and his M. Mus. with a focus in Conducting from the American Band College graduate program of Sam Houston State University. Dan has several years of experience as a music teacher, Director of Choral Ensembles and Director of Bands. He works as a professional pianist, pipe organist, and trumpet player and has played with Herb Reed and the Platters, Doc Severinsen, Bobby Shew, and Harry Waters. He currently works as Music Director and organist for St. Mary's Church in Mansfield, MA.
Campus Minister for Retreat Programming
A member of the Congregation of Holy Cross, Fr. Tom is originally from Bridgeport, CT. A graduate of Stonehill College, the University of Notre Dame and Fairfield University, he returned to Stonehill in 1989 and has worked in Residence Life, Student Activities and Campus Ministry.
Campus Minister for Service Immersion Programs
MaryAnne completed a year of service with people on the streets through the Holy Cross Associates Program after she graduated from Saint Anselm College with a degree in psychology. She has a graduate degree in Spiritual and Pastoral Care from Loyola University Maryland. MaryAnne has worked with educating students on issues of hunger and homelessness as well as a coordinator for service immersion programs since 2004. She is a trained spiritual director, has completed a 30 Day Spiritual Exercises Retreat, guides the Women's Retreat, is on the Moore Center for Gender Equity's board and orchestrated the local community service program called Into the Streets for 4 years and now is in charge of the Service Immersion Program called H.O.P.E. Her interests include spiritual direction, retreat facilitation and working for justice.
Campus Minister for Community Service & Partnerships
Sarah served for two years as an Americorps volunteer at the Nativity School of Worcester after completing her undergraduate degree in Sociology at the College of the Holy Cross. Before arriving at Stonehill, Sarah completed her Masters of Divinity at the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. While working on her graduate degree, she also worked part-time at the College of the Holy Cross in the Office of Campus Ministry. In addition to her work with Into the Streets, Sarah also enjoys doing retreat work, working with our new Interfaith group, facilitating the Women’s Spirituality Group, and promoting our office on facebook and twitter. When she’s not working at Stonehill, she is probably spending time with her husband, Dave, and her dog, Eli.
A member of the Congregation of Holy Cross, Fr. Pinto comes to Stonehill from India after working as a Vice-Principal at Holy Cross School and College in India. Fr. Pinto holds a graduate degree in Sociology and presently pursuing a graduate degree in Educational Leadership at Boston College.
Born and educated in Boston, Claire has lived in Easton for the past 30 years. She is a wife and mother and has worked at Stonehill since 1993 in the Continuing Ed Office, Career Services and now as part of the Campus Ministry team.