Loyola University Maryland

Campus Ministry

Our Team

Seán Bray

Sean Bray

Director
410-617-2838
Cohn Hall 100N
sbray@loyola.edu

Director: Coordinates, supports, and supervises the Campus Ministry Team.  Duties include staff meetings, supervision of professional staff members, meetings with Mission Committee, oversight of budget and annual staff evaluations.

Seán Bray serves as the Director of Campus Ministry. He was born and raised in the Seattle area. He is a product of Catholic education and a certified Lay Ecclesial Minister. He holds a B.A. in Elementary Education from Carroll College in Helena, Montana and a Masters in Pastoral Studies from Seattle University. Seán has served as an elementary & middle school teacher in the Archdiocese of Seattle, youth minister, a Co-Director of Outdoor Ministries, a Campus Minister for Retreats, and Social Justice Minister at Seattle University. He believes deeply in the transformative nature of Jesuit Education and Ignatian Spirituality. Seán is passionate about creating inclusive space for dialogue, accompanying people in discernment, nurturing relationship between communities, building teams, and helping people to explore their relationships with God, others, and themselves.  He enjoys spending time in the outdoors, biking, skiing, hiking, and camping. He is married to Shannon and they have three children, Larkin, Liam and Fíona.

Megan Linz Dickinson

Megan Linz Dickinson

Assistant Director
410-617-2092
Cohn Hall 100
mlinz@loyola.edu

Assistant Director: Oversees Campus Ministry Intern Program, including selection and training, Office Marketing and Communications functions and the Ignite retreat. 

Megan is thrilled to be in Campus Ministry at her alma mater walking alongside students in their journey to find meaning and purpose. Most recently, Megan worked as the Associate Director for Student Staff Development and Community Service Programs in Loyola's Center for Community, Service, and Justice.She is passionate about creating connections between people and communities and has also served as an Assistant Director of Service-Learning, a Jesuit Volunteer in Portland, OR and a Health Policy Analyst in D.C./Baltimore. She holds a B.A. in Writing/Studio Art from Loyola University Maryland and an M.S. in Applied Sociology from Clemson University. Megan was born and raised in Baltimore and Loyola has been an important part of her family history--her grandfather, father, mother, aunts, uncles, sister and husband are all alumni. She is excited to have the opportunity to help shape & enrich future students' experiences at Loyola.

Valentin Mudiay

Valentin MudiayProgram Assistant
410-617-2768
Cohn Hall 100
vmmudiay@loyola.edu

Valentin Mudiay serves as the Program Assistant in Campus Ministry. He was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo and raised in Baltimore within the Catholic Church. His connection to the Jesuits deepened during his time at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School. This Jesuit education continued through the first half of his undergraduate experience at Loyola University of Maryland. Through various leadership roles across Loyola’s campus, he grew a deep appreciation for the impact that Campus Ministry has both within and beyond Loyola. Valentin went on to complete his B.S in Information Systems at Towson University. Throughout undergrad, he enjoyed experiences centered on social justice and community engagement through Towson University’s Freedom School, Loyola’s Campus Ministry, and programs for mentoring and tutoring high school and college students. Valentin’s background is in Information Systems and Technology, with experiences as project manager on projects for nonprofit client organizations like Pathfinders for Autism, two years as an IT technician with Client Support, and four years as an intern at Legg Mason, an investment management firm that is now Franklin Templeton. He is currently pursuing a master's degree in Computer Science with a concentration in Software Engineering. He spends his time diving into programming to develop software solutions, with his current passion being in creating web-based applications. He enjoys connecting with people and having a positive impact on his community, so he is excited to provide support for our Campus Ministry team.

Laura McCormackLaura-McCormack

Associate Director for Liturgy and Music
(301) 455-0891
Cohn Hall 100B
lemccormack@loyola.edu

Associate Director: Oversees daily and weekly liturgies, major University liturgies and Evensong. Directs the Chapel Choir, leads Chapel Choir retreat, supervises Wedding Coordinator, and directs Lessons & Carols.

Laura is thrilled to return to Loyola Maryland as the Associate Director for Liturgy and Music. A lifelong liturgical and music minister, Laura has ten years of formation and work in the Jesuit educational tradition and is deeply inspired by Ignatian spirituality. Laura holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Loyola University and a Master of Divinity from the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. Most recently, Laura served as the Director of Campus Ministry at Loyola Blakefield, a Jesuit school for boys in grades 6-12 in Towson, MD. Laura has also served as a high school English teacher with Teach for America, a retreat director and liturgy graduate assistant with Boston College, and a cantor, accompanist, and sacristan for a variety of parishes. In her free time, Laura enjoys sharing meals with family and friends, listening to podcasts, visiting National Parks (her goal is to go to all of them!), and figure skating. 

Emily Kane

Assistant DirectorEmily Kane
410-617-2894
Cohn Hall 100H
eekane@loyola.edu

Social Justice Ministries:

Emily is thrilled to be returning to the Loyola Maryland community as Assistant Director for Social Justice Ministry. Emily graduated from Loyola in 2014 with a B.A. in Psychology and Gender Studies. As a student, Emily discovered the Jesuits for the first time, which ignited her passion for Ignatian spirituality and Jesuit education. After graduation, she served as a year-long volunteer with Rostro de Cristo in Durán, Ecuador, where she worked at a care facility for people with Hansen’s disease (formerly known as leprosy), and at an after-school program for neighborhood youth. Emily also spent a year at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia as a Campus Ministry Associate, working with social justice initiatives (and dealing with “Pope-mania”). Most recently, she completed her Master’s in Social Justice through the Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University Chicago, where she also served as a graduate assistant in Campus Ministry. Emily enjoys traveling to new places, practicing her Spanish, doing yoga, and quoting The Office and Parks and Rec whenever possible.

Kaitlyn Hammel

Wedding Coordinator
Cohn Hall 100
weddings@loyola.edu

Wedding Coordinator: Oversees Alumni Chapel reservations for weddings, Pre-Cana marriage preparation and all marriage paperwork.

Katie McDonnell

Katie-McDonnell

Temporary Graphic and Multimedia Designer

cwmcdonnell@loyola.edu

Katie McDonnell graduated from Loyola University Maryland in May 2022 with a BA in Communication, with a specialization in Digital Media. She was the graphic design intern at Campus Ministry for two years during her undergraduate time at Loyola and wanted to continue it as the temporary graphic designer for 2022-2023. Katie is native to Pennsylvania but has loved Baltimore since her freshman year at Loyola. She is passionate about creating art and advertisements that bring the office of Campus Ministry closer to every student at Loyola. In her spare time, she enjoys being with friends and family, traveling, watching movies, and thrift shopping.

Chappell-Isom

Chappell Isom

Social Justice and Advocacy and Cura Graduate Assistant

cisom@loyola.edu

Chappell serves as a graduate assistant for Cura. Chappell received his B.S. in Psychology from Towson University. He is currently pursuing his M.A. in Loyola University’s School Counseling program. Previously, served the Baltimore community through two programs. In the first program, CivicWorks, Chappell and fellow members created green spaces across the Baltimore community. In the second program, Public Allies, Chappell was a member of Public Allies’ first cohort. During this term of service, Chappell performed outreach for the Digital Harbor Foundation, a tech center located in Federal Hill that offers pro-bono tech programs after school for Baltimore City youth. On his new journey, he is eager to aid the ministry and the students of Loyola, helping them to build community. In his free time, Chappell likes to listen to house music, workout, read manga, and practice Buddhism. 

Rev. Ebo Quainoo

Program Operations Graduate AssistantEbo-Quainoo

eequainoo@loyola.edu

Ebo Kobena Edumadze Quainoo was born on April 17th. First degree in Civil and Environmental degree from Georgia Institute of Technology with honors in 2008. He worked as a  project Engineer with Tople Construction Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia for several years until called into ordained ministry in 2014. Furthered education at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. He completed Masters in Divinity and Theology both with concentration in Hebrew and the Old Testament and graduated with honors. Ebo is currently enrolled in Loyola’s MTS program and serving as head pastor for St Paul Methodist church in Baltimore and Wesley Methodist church Delaware.

Caroline Kovatch

Interfaith Program Coordinator Graduate Assistant

crkovatch@loyola.edu 

Caroline-Kovatch

Caroline is elated to serve as the Interfaith Program Coordinator Graduate Assistant. Caroline graduated from Loyola University of Maryland in May 2021 with a BA in Psychology and had such a wonderful and fulfilling undergraduate experience that she decided to continue her professional education at Loyola. Caroline is currently in Loyola’s Clinical Professional Counseling (CPC) Program. Caroline is a native New Yorker but has grown to call Baltimore her home away from home. She is passionate about supporting others through her clinical work and is excited to use these skills to continue to build a strong and supported interfaith community at Loyola. In her spare time, Caroline enjoys being outside in nature, engaging in group exercise classes at Loyola’s Fitness and Aquatic Center, trying new restaurants, and exploring the greater Baltimore community with friends.

Myah Floyd 

Events Outreach Graduate Assistant Myah-Floyd

mgwortham@loyola.edu

Myah Floyd serves as the graduate assistant of Campus Ministry. She was born and raised in Columbia, Maryland. She received her BA in psychology at The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and her MPS in clinical psychology at The University of Maryland, College Park. She is excited to pursue her Doctorate at Loyola University in the Clinical Psychology Psy.D program, and is looking forward to working in Campus Ministry. She is passionate about helping and supporting others to become their best selves and has experience working with students in various ministry positions. She is looking forward to using her experiences to connect with students and help support the interfaith community on the Loyola campus. In her free time, Myah enjoys traveling with her husband Josh, spending time with family and friends, painting, exploring the outdoors, and binge-watching The Office.

Undergraduate Student Staff 

Students will support the Jesuit, Catholic identity at Loyola, and promote opportunities to explore the richness of Ignatian Spirituality.

Jamie Lynn Wood portrait Jamie Lyn Wood - Sacristan
Abby Russell headshot
Abby Russell - Ecumenical Ministry
Hajrah Jalil headshot
Hajrah Jalil - Social Justice & Advocacy
Brenda Okoye headshot
Brenda Okoye - Project Manager
Corry Smith portrait
Corry Smith - Music Ministry
Clare Doyle headshot
Clare Doyle - Sacristan
Grace DAmico portrait
Grace D'Amico - Music Ministry
Chahat Kumari portrait
Chahat Kumari - Social Media & Website
Sophie Spedden headshot Sophie Spedden - Sacristan
Katelyn Alam headshot
Katelyn Alam - Social Justice & Advocacy
Mairead James portrait
Mairead James - Sacristan
Reilly Hylton portrait
Reilly Hylton - Office Assistant
Josh Thomas headshot
Josh Thomas - RCIA
Nina Jones portrait
Nina Jones - Music Ministry
Monyae Smalls portrait
Monyae Small - Ecumenical Ministry
Michael Appello portraoit
Michael Appello - Music Ministry

To learn more about joining our undergraduate student or graduate assistant staff, visit the join our team webpage.