Fr. Xavier Lavagetto, OP
(650) 291-4590 (cell)
Room 304, Old Union
I was raised in the Bay Area by a local businesswoman mother and a professional baseball player father, Cookie Lavagetto. I received an undergraduate degree from St. Mary's College and a Masters in Divinity from the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology. Having entered the Christian Brothers in 1965, I spent my years as "Br. X," teaching high school, serving at a retreat house, and as the director of the Newman Center at Cal Poly. My vows were transferred to the Dominican Order in 1995 and I went to St. Dominic’s in San Francisco where I served for 17 years, 14 of them as pastor. During that time, I established a lay leadership structure, promoting Gallup's Strength Finders' Program as well as the Called & Gifted Workshop. When not working, I love to go scuba diving with my brother and sister-in-law.
Fr. Emmanuel Taylor, OP
Parochial Vicar/Associate Director
Room 319, Old Union
Campus Minister, Undergraduate & Graduate Students
Room 305, Old Union
I’m a Chicago native and graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Business Administration. My previous business career and volunteer work led me to a vocation in ministry. I ministered at Arizona State University for 7 years where I was introduced to the Dominican Order. With their encouragement I developed a deeper love for campus ministry and Catholic Social Teaching. Fr. Nathan Castle invited me to Stanford and after arriving I completed an M.A. in Pastoral Ministry at Santa Clara University. It is a privilege to serve as the Campus Minister working with grads and undergrads, and sharing the Gospel message of God’s love and mercy. My husband John and I are passionate about service, sports, traveling, camping, watching movies and getting to as many music festivals as we can. John works on campus and is my #1 volunteer. We can be found at many Stanford sporting events supporting our student athletes...Go Cardinal!
Chaplain; Dir. of Liturgy & Music; Family Faith Formation; Children's Baptism
firstname.lastname@example.org; 408-834-0039 (cell)
Room 103, The Nitery
office hours by appointment
The Catholic Community at Stanford has been my home since 1995. I am responsible for the liturgical ministry programs, family preparation for baptism, religious education and sacramental preparation for children, the Gay and Lesbian small group, and pastoral counseling. I have a B.A. from San Jose State University, and an M.A. in Pastoral Ministry/Liturgy from Santa Clara University. Work outside this community includes retreats, teaching, and workshops on liturgy, preaching, scripture, gender studies and playing with my seven children.
Chaplain; Director of Catholic Wedding Preparation
email@example.com; 650-704-0787 (cell)
office hours by appointment
I have been a chaplain for the Catholic Community at Stanford since 1983. My undergraduate degree was in Latin and Greek, and I have an M.A. degree in Pastoral Theology. My duties include Catholic wedding preparation and administration for the Center for Theological and Spiritual Formation. I am the author of Songs of Life: Psalm Meditations from the Catholic Community at Stanford, published in 2004.
Deacon John Kerrigan
My wife Elizabeth and our three children have been parishioners in the Catholic Community at Stanford since 2001. I was ordained to the diaconate in May 2012, and was pleased to be assigned to serve here at CC@S. My other roles include investment management (I manage the Santa Clara University Endowment and teach in the SCU Business School) and board work (Trustee of BlackRock's iShares ETF complex; Director of the BASIC Fund - Bay Area Scholarships for Inner City Children). Outside of work, I love spending time with my family, friends, and students here at Stanford.
Director of Development
firstname.lastname@example.org; 650-468-6797 (cell)
I joined the CC@S staff as Director of Development in 2011, after being a CC@S community member since childhood. Prior to joining the staff, I taught middle school English, coached high school sports, practiced law and was Director of Development at Sacred Heart Schools. I have two daughters who are studying at the University that shall not be named across the Bay.
Bulletin and Web Editor
Born in Rosario, Argentina I have resided in Menlo Park since 1967. I joined the CC@S and the choir in 1996 and contribute with bass vocals, guitar and drums. I was a member of Los Payadores, a South American folk group for 20 years. I attended Foothill College and San José State for Mechanical Engineering. I worked at Raychem as Manufacturing Engineer for 23 years. I also obtained a BSBA at Notre Dame Belmont. I do translation work (Spanish-English) and am the House Manager for Teatro Visión in San José. As a part- time job I edit the Bulletin.