Rev. Joseph V. Corpora, C.S.C.

Rev. Joseph V. Corpora, C.S.C.

Interim Director of Multicultural Outreach, Campus Ministry; Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) Consultant; Priest-in-Residence, Dillon Hall

University of Notre Dame

352 Dillon Hall

Notre Dame, IN 46556

(574) 631-3761 (Campus Ministry)

(574) 631-1601 (ACE)


Rev. Joe Corpora, C.S.C., serves as the Interim Director for Multicultural Outreach in Campus Ministry, and as a Consultant to the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE). He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1976 and entered Moreau Seminary in 1977. He was ordained a priest in 1984. After serving for six years at the University of Portland, then twelve years as Pastor of St. John Vianney Parish, Goodyear, Arizona, and then seven years as Pastor of Holy Redeemer Parish, Portland, Oregon, Father Joe was assigned to the University of Notre Dame. In Campus Ministry, he works with students of color, economically poor students, first generation students and LGBTQ students. In ACE, Father Joe works closely with Bishops and Pastors and Superintendents to make Catholic schools available, accessible, and affordable to Latino children and families. He lives in Dillon Hall. In 2016, Pope Francis appointed Father Joe to serve the Church as a Missionary of Mercy.