About the University Chaplain

Ted Dziak SJ

Father Ted Dziak, S.J. serves as the University Chaplain of Loyola University New Orleans.  This new office opened in summer 2015 and seeks to foster Ignatian spirituality and contribute to the spiritual life of the university community, its alumni, and the larger New Orleans Catholic community.  The University Chaplain will also foster direct links to the Loyola Jesuit community and the Jesuit network of educational institutions across the world. 

The mission of the Office of University Chaplain includes:

  • To increase opportunities for the greater Loyola community to experience the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius and other programs in Ignatian spirituality.
  • To expand efforts to link Loyola New Orleans with the local, national, and international Jesuit network of apostolates and educational institutions and lead the recruitment of Jesuit faculty and staff to the university.
  • To assist with vocational discernment on campus by promoting vocations and providing students and members of the Loyola community with the tools necessary to consider and navigate a path to serving the Church as priests, sisters, brothers and lay pastoral ministers.
  • To serve as the alumni chaplain and assisting with spiritual resources for all alumni and their families.
  • To serve as the chaplain to the Board of Trustees.

The Office of the University Chaplain is located in Marquette Hall, room 242.  Feel free to stop by at any time!

+ Read Chaplain's Corner for March 2017, "Mardi Gras, New Orleans and Lent.":  Click HERE >>>

+ Read Chaplain's Corner for February 2017, "Belize and Baseball":  Click HERE >>>

+ Read Chaplain's Corner for December 2016, "Advent": Click HERE >>>

+ Read Chaplain's Corner for November 2016, "A New Jesuit Superior General":  Click HERE >>>

+ Read Chaplain's Corner for September 2016, "May You Stay Forever Young":  Click HERE >>>