The Campus Ministry Staff
Josh is our Director of Campus Ministry. He comes most recently from the University of Notre Dame and has a few degrees from ND, including a Bachelor’s of Theology and a Master’s of Divinity. He is excited to be here at Saint Francis and looks forward to seeing students, faculty, and staff around campus. He can be found in his office in the Campus Ministry Center, singing and/or drumming in the chapel, or walking around campus. Call him at (260) 399-7700, ext. 6703, or email him at email@example.com.
Father David Meinzen
Father David is our University Chaplain. He is a canonically approved married priest of the Byzantine Catholic Rite, with a supportive wife and three lovely daughters. He has been granted faculties by Bishop Kevin Rhoades to serve both Byzantine and Roman liturgical rites in the diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend.
After a two year, post seminary diaconate, he was ordained to the priesthood in 2000, and served as an Eastern Orthodox parish rector for nine years. He further brings with him over fifteen years of training and experience as an Army National Guard chaplain (two on active duty, with time spent in Afghanistan), part time VA chaplaincy work, and intensive clinical hospital chaplain training at Lutheran Hospital here in Fort Wayne.
He holds a BA in communication and theater, with psychology minor, from Concordia University, River Forest, IL, an M.Div. from Concordia Theological Seminary here in Fort Wayne (with M.Th. coursework completed at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in Crestwood, NY), and even an Associate’s from the Physical Therapist Assistant program of our own School of Health Sciences here at USF. His office is located in the University’s Campus Ministry Center. Call him at (260) 399-7700, ext. 6701 or email him firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sister Gayle Rusbasan OSF
Sister Gayle is our Campus Minister Assistant. She has a Bachelor's degree in Theology/Philosophy from St. Joseph's College in Rensselaer, Indiana, a Master's degree in English/Linguistics from Indiana State University, and a Master's degree in Theology from USF. She is a Franciscan Sister of the Sacred Heart. She enjoys hosting Campus Ministry gatherings and chatting with students. She has a listening ear and a gentle heart plus a wonderful sense of humor. Sister Gayle’s office in the Campus Ministry Center. Call her at (260) 399-7700, ext. 6706 or email her at email@example.com.