Meet the Vocation Team
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.
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.
Rev. Gerry Olinger, C.S.C.
Associate Director for Campus Vocations, University of Portland
Fr. Gerry Olinger, C.S.C., is Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Portland and Concurrent Assistant Professor of Political Science. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Political Science from the University of Notre Dame in 2001, as well as a Juris Doctor degree in 2004 and Master of Divinity in 2009. Following his ordination to the priesthood in 2010, Fr. Gerry was assigned as a hall director and staff member in the Office of Campus Ministry at the University of Portland and subsequently named Executive Assistant to the President. In addition to his work in campus vocation ministry, Fr. Gerry also serves as pastoral resident in Kenna Hall and is a member of the Board of Trustees for De La Salle North Catholic High School in Portland.
Office of Vocations Staff
Mr. Andy Czarnecki, Contact and Support Specialist
Mrs. Rita Wilson, Office Manager
Ms. Mary Beth Greer, Communications Coordinator