About Campus Ministry

Ms. Maura Toomb, Director: Ms. Toomb is the Director of Campus Ministry, overseeing the schools Jesuit identity and mission through its student retreats, service and justice initiatives, and pastoral and liturgical programs. Ms. Toomb holds a bachelor’s degree from Loyola University of Maryland in Theology and Psychology and a master's degree in Religious Education from Fordham University Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education. She also spent a year of service in Bethel, Alaska with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. Ms. Toomb can be reached at (201) 547-6457 or toombm@spprep.org.

Mr. John Dougherty, Assistant Director: Mr. Dougherty serves as the Assistant Director of Campus Ministry and is primarily responsible for the Sophomore Retreat, Emmaus, and CLC. Mr. Dougherty has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Loyola University Maryland and a master's degree in Pastoral Ministry from Boston College School of Theology and Ministry.  Mr. Dougherty also spent a year of service with Alumni Service Corps at St. Joseph's Preparatory School in Philadelphia, PA. Mr. Dougherty can be reached at (201) 547-6486 or doughertyj@spprep.org.

Ms. Boreta Singleton, Campus Minister. Ms. Singleton has taught at Prep since 2008. Prior to that time, she taught on the elementary and college level in Philadelphia, and was in teaching and administration in a Jesuit sponsored elementary school in New York City.  She has many years of experience planning and preparing liturgies and working with students, teachers and staff on retreats and days of reflection. Presently she works with Campus Ministry, teachers, staff and students to plan our school liturgical celebrations, and teaches in the Religion Department where she also serves as chair. Ms. Singleton can be reached at (201) 547-2339 or singletonb@spprep.org

Alex Cogott is a member of the Alumni Service Corps working as a part of the Campus Ministry Dept.  He is a Prep graduate from the class of 2010 and holds a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from Sacred Heart University. He will be working primarily with the freshmen Christian Service program and the Prep Food Pantry. Mr. Cogott, '10 can be reached at cogotta@spprep.org.

Ms. Mary Finn assists the Campus Ministry department in its administrative and managerial tasks. Two of her sons have graduated from Prep - Edward, '95 and Danny, '99. Ms. Finn can be reached at (201) 547-6423 or finnm@spprep.org.

Mr. Gianpaolo Eleria is a member of the Arts faculty at Prep. He heads up Prep’s liturgical music group. Mr. Eleria coordinates music for the school’s Masses and prayer services, working with student and faculty musicians and singers. Mr. Eleria can be reached at eleriag@spprep.org.


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