Fr. Joe Corpora, C.S.C.
Latino Student Ministry, Coordinator of Student Care
Rev. Joseph Corpora, C.S.C. serves as the Associate Director of Latino Student Ministry within the Office of Campus Ministry. After graduating from Notre Dame in 1976, Fr. Joe entered Moreau Seminary and was ordained a Holy Cross priest in 1984. He served six years at the University of Portland in Portland, Ore. before he was transferred to St. John Vianney Parish in Goodyear, Az., where he was Pastor from 1990-2002. In 2002, he was transferred to Holy Redeemer Parish in Portland where he served as Pastor from 2002-2009. In August of 2009, he came back to work at the University of Notre Dame. In addition to Latino Student Ministry, Fr. Joe also serves as the Director of University-School Partnerships and as the Director of the Catholic School Advantage Campaign. Through this campaign, he is seeking to double the percentage (from 3 percent to 6 percent) of Latino families who enroll their children in Catholic schools. Fr. Joe says he is a sinner whose sins are forgiven. He loves anything made with tomato sauce!