Welcome to the Emory University Catholic Center!

A welcome message from Fr. John Boll, the Emory University Catholic Center chaplain, is coming soon!

About the Chaplain

Fr. John J. Boll is a Dominican of the Province of St. Martin de Porres (Southern USA) and is currently director of the University Catholic Center serving Emory University and Agnes Scott College. Fr. John grew up in a large Catholic family and joined the Dominicans after studying biology and chemistry at Ohio Dominican University. He studied philosophy and Theology at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington DC, completing his S.T.B. and M.Div. in 1982. Fr. John has twenty-eight years of experience in Campus Ministry and six years in Parish ministry. He had the privilege during a sabbatical in 1989 of studying under Charles Gherkin and Fred Craddick at Emory University. He also works with Fr. Jude Siciliano, O.P. in the online preaching ministry known as “Preacher’s Exchange” (www.preacherexchange.com) which promotes and supports preaching and reflection on the scriptures throughout the world.