Fr. Bill Kempf, Director
Fr. Bill Kempf is a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Louis. Ordained in 1984, he has served as a full time associate pastor at Epiphany of Our Lord parish, teacher and campus minister at St. Francis Borgia Regional High School, Director of the Vocation Office, and roaming Campus Minister at 6 colleges. He has been the Director of the UMSL Newman Center since June of 2000. While continuing as Director, he is also the pastor of St. Ann’s Parish in Normandy. Fr. Bill may be reached at email@example.com.
Erin Duffy, Assistant Director and Campus Minister
Originally from the Chicago suburbs, Erin recently arrived in St. Louis after three years of studying spirituality and multicultural ministry at the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley, CA. Making a giant life circle, Erin graduated 10 years ago from Washington University in St. Louis. In the interim she served as a fifth grade teacher at an inner city school in Dallas, TX through Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education. She was also campus minister for four years at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, where she coordinated social justice education and action as well as retreats and catechesis. In her spare time she loves to be doing anything outside and active, dancing, doing yoga, reading and spending time with those she loves. Erin is super excited to be back in St. Louis and can’t wait for all this year will bring. Erin can be reached at Erin@cncumsl.org.
Kay Dieckmann, Development Director and Staff Assistant
Kay was born and raised in St. Louis. She and her husband, Steve, call St. Ann Parish (just down the street from UMSL) their “home away from home” along with their 4 children: Ellen, Claire, John, and Lydia. Kay is a graduate from UMSL with a degree in Business Management and minor in Communications. Kay has been with the CNC for 5 years and looking forward to another great year. She will continue directing annual giving, special fund raising events, major gifts, and of course her favorite part, hanging out the with students. Before coming to the CNC, Kay worked in hotel sales and marketing. When she is not working, you will find her coaching her children’s soccer teams, jogging, hanging out with family and friends. Kay can be reached at Kay@cncumsl.org.
Sarah Schultheiss, House Manager (Student worker)
Sarah is a senior studying Music Education at UMSL. She is also studying Theology through Saint Mary of-the-Woods College in Indiana where she went for 3 years and served as a student leader through the Campus Ministry of St. Joseph University Parish. Sarah is currently a PSR teacher at St. Joseph Parish in Manchester teaching 5th grade. She is also on the staff at LaSalle Retreat Center in Glencoe and teaches private piano lessons. She enjoys photography in her spare time. Sarah is excited to be house manager this year.Sarah can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOW ACCEPTING RESUMES FOR A PART-TIME CAMPUS MINISTRY POSITION. Contact Fr. Bill at email@example.com for more info.