Father Bob Loughery, C.S.C., holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and a Master of Divinity degree, both from the University of Notre Dame. Before he came to Notre Dame as rector of Sorin, he served as pastor of St. Andre Bessette Parish in downtown Portland, OR. He has also served as Director of Andre House of Hospitality in Oakland, CA; Director of the Campus Ministry Center at California State University—Hayward; and as a co-facilitator for Holy Cross Associates in both Portland, OR, and Berkeley, CA.
Father Bob is originally from Indianapolis, IN. He was ordained a priest in the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1989. While an undergraduate at Notre Dame, Father Bob lived in Sorin College.