Fr Jim Gallagher CSC
is originally from South Bend, Indiana. Armed with a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and a M. Div. degree from ND, he was ordained a priest with the Congregation of Holy Cross in 2007, spent several years in Campus Ministry and Residence Life at the University of Portland, and then served in the Office of Vocations for the Congregation of Holy Cross. He returned to the University of Portland in 2015 to serve as the director of Campus Ministry. Living as a chaplain in residence halls since 2006, he is the chaplain of the Women’s Rowing Team, and founder of the weekly “Breaking Bread with Fr. Jim” program.