Mr. John Dougherty | Director

Mr. Dougherty is the Director of Campus Ministry, overseeing the school’s Jesuit identity and mission through its student retreats, service and justice initiatives, and pastoral and liturgical programs. He is primarily responsible for the Kairos and Emmaus programs, and schoolwide initiatives such as Arrupe Week. 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.  He 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

Mr. Ryan O’Connell | Assistant Director

Mr. O’Connell serves as the Assistant Director of Campus Ministry, and is primarily responsible for the Sophomore and Junior Christian Service programs, the Christian Service Seminar, and the Koinonia retreat for sophomores. Mr. O’Connell holds a bachelor’s degree in English and Theology from Fordham University, and a master’s degree in Theology and Culture from Villanova University. He also spent a year of service in Bethel, Alaska with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. Mr. O’Connell can be reached at 201-547-6457 or

Ms. Phadadria Randall | Administrative Assistant

Ms. Randall assists the Campus Ministry department in its administrative and managerial tasks. Ms. Randall holds a bachelor’s degree in Elementary and Special Education from Seton Hall University, and has completed graduate-level coursework in Higher Education and Student Affairs at New York University. Ms. Randall can be reached at (201) 201-547-6423 or

Mr. Michael Prescia, Sacristan

Mr. Prescia is a member of the Religion Department who also works with Campus Ministry, faculty, staff, and students to plan our school liturgical celebrations. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Theology from Fordham University. He can be reached at

Social Media Accounts

Facebook: Saint Peter’s Prep – Office of Campus Ministry

Twitter: @prepministry

Instagram: @prepcampusministry