Rev. Brendan J. McAleer, C.S.C.
University of Notre Dame
300 Fisher Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Rev. Brendan J. McAleer, C.S.C., serves as the Associate Director for the Office of Vocations, United States Province of Priests and Brothers. He is a native of Arlington Heights, Illinois and the 5th of 10 children. Fr. Brendan was introduced to Holy Cross at Notre Dame High School in Niles, Illinois, where he graduated in 2007. He entered the Old College Undergraduate Seminary in 2009 and graduated from Holy Cross College in 2011 with a B.A. in Theology and History. Completing his M.Div. in 2017, Father Brendan made his profession of perpetual vows and was ordained a priest in 2018. Prior to ministering in the Office of Vocations, Fr. Brendan served as Associate Campus Minister at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He is the priest-in-residence in Fisher Hall.