ASU Catholic Newman Center Staff

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Friday: CLOSED

Contacts

P: 480-967-7823
info@asucatholic.org

Fr. Rob Clements

Pastor and Director

Fr. Rob Clements is a fourth-generation native of the state of Arizona, and is a convert to the Catholic Faith. Graduating from local schools, from Arizona State University, and working for Valley National Bank following university studies, he discerned a call to the priesthood and entered St. John’s Seminary, Los Angeles, in 1985. Following sacred ordination in 1990, Fr. Clements has served the diocese in a number of pastoral and educational settings prior to his current assignment as the Director of the All Saints Catholic Newman Center at Arizona State University. He has served on the Priest Placement Board, the Board of Directors for Phoenix Natural Family Planning, and the Catholic Community Foundation.

Fr. Bruce Downs

Parochial Vicar

Fr. Daniel Cruz

Parochial Vicar

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Fr. Daniel Cruz is a third-generation native of the state of Arizona born in Kearny and lived in Hayden, a rural copper mining town 85 miles east of Tempe. Graduating from the Ray Unified School District and completed his bachelors from Arizona State University, and working for Chandler-Gilbert Community College following university studies, he discerned a call to the priesthood and entered St. John Vianney Theological Seminary, Denver, in 2010. Following sacred ordination in 2017, Fr. Cruz began his first post at St. Joan of Arc and served as chaplain at Xavier College Preparatory High School prior to his current assignment as the Associate Director of the All Saints Catholic Newman Center at Arizona State University. In addition to his current duties at the Newman Center he serves as Chaplain to the Tepayac Leadership Initiative and assists the Arizona Life Coalition with Catholic Outreach.

Contact for more information regarding:
Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults
Sacrament Preparation (Adult Baptisms, First Holy Communion/Confirmation)
Family Outreach
Young Professionals
Pastoral Care for the Sick

Staff

Michele Kilker

Business Manager

Lisa Rich

Marriage Prep Coordinator

Vacant

Music

Ryan Meyer

Sacristan / Liturgy Coordinator

Chris Tawney

Development

Missionaries

Bernadette Prickel

Missionary

Kylie Larzelere

Missionary

Luke Swanson

Missionary

Scott Carney

Missionary

Jacob Hoog

Missionary

Frances Kraimer

Missionary

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