House of Representatives chaplain to visit SU Oct. 16-18

Pat Conroy, S.J., the current chaplain for the U.S. House of Representatives, will be at Seattle University Oct. 16-18 and give three presentations while on campus. 

A member of the Oregon Province of the Jesuits, Fr. Conroy is the first Jesuit and only the second Catholic priest to serve in the chaplain's role. He has a close association with Seattle University, having served as campus minister here for 3 years in the 1990s. He has also served as campus minister at Georgetown University and as a teacher at Jesuit High School in Portland. In addition to his theological training, Conroy has a law degree from Gonzaga University and has practiced law on behalf of the native peoples in Washington State. (You can read his full biography at 

In each of the following presentations, Fr. Conroy will share about his journey as a Jesuit that led to the chaplain's role, his experience serving as chaplain and his perspective about being Catholic in our American republic. To sign up for one of the following events, RSVP to Eddie Salazar at and please specify which presentation you would like to attend: 

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 7-8:30 p.m., Casey Atrium
Hosted by: Alpha Sigma Nu (cookies and punch)

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Casey 516
Hosted by: Matteo Ricci College (lunch)

Thursday, Oct. 18, noon-1 p.m., Student Center 130 
Hosted by Campus Ministry (lunch)

CONTACT: Eddie Salazar.

AUDIENCE: Faculty , Staff , Students