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, the director of the University Catholic Center, is a Dominican priest with the Province of St. Martin de Porres (Southern USA). Father John grew up in a large Catholic family. He 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 D.C. and completed his S.T.B. and M.Div. in 1982. He studied under Charles Gherkin and Fred Craddick at Emory University during a sabbatical in 1989. Father John has 28 years of experience in campus ministry and 6 years in parish ministry. He also works with Fr. Jude Siciliano, O.P., to promote and support preaching and reflection on the scriptures through the online preaching ministry Preacher’s Exchange.