Meet the Vocation Team

Rev Neil Wack, CSC

Rev. Neil Wack, C.S.C.

Director, Office of Vocations

Fr. Neil Wack, C.S.C., joined the Office of Vocations staff as Director in the summer of 2015. Before entering full time vocation ministry, Fr. Neil served for seven years as Pastor of the parish where he grew up, Christ the King Parish in South Bend, Indiana. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Purdue University ('93) and a Master of Divinity from the University of Notre Dame ('02) prior to his Ordination in the spring 2004. In addition to his position as Vocation Director, Fr. Neil also ministers as priest-in-residence in Keough Hall on the Notre Dame campus.


Fr Tim Mouton, CSC

Rev. Timothy Mouton, C.S.C.

Associate Director, Office of Vocations

Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Fr. Tim Mouton, C.S.C was ordained to the priesthood in April 2015.  He is a product of the Old College Undergraduate Seminary Program, joining in 2006 following his High School Graduation.  Fr. Tim spent his first three years of full time ministry at Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts where he served as the Campus Minister for Faith Formation as well as the Athletic Chaplain.  He also worked with the Skyhawks’ baseball program as an assistant coach for three years while residing in a freshman residence hall.  Along with his position in the Vocations Office, Fr. Tim will serve as a priest-in-residence for Fisher Hall.


Fr Jim Gallagher Csc

Rev. Jim Gallagher, C.S.C.

Associate Director for Campus Vocations, University of Portland

Fr. Jim Gallagher, C.S.C., is Director of Campus Ministry and Campus Vocations at the University of Portland. Fr. Jim received a bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Notre Dame in 1998 and a Masters of Divinity degree from ND in 2006. He was ordained a priest with the Congregation of Holy Cross in 2007 and spent his first several years of active ministry in Campus Ministry and Residence Life at the University of Portland. Fr. Jim then spent seven years serving in the Office of Vocations for the Congregation of Holy Cross at Moreau Seminary in Notre Dame, Indiana, before returning to the University of Portland in 2015. He is originally from South Bend, Indiana. 


Rita And Andy

Office of Vocations Staff

Mr. Andy Czarnecki, Contact and Support Specialist
Mrs. Rita Wilson, Office Manager