Campus Ministry Staff

Interim Director of Campus Ministry - Dr. Alicia Cordoba Tait, D.M.A.

IMG_0074Dr. Alicia Cordoba Tait is the Assistant to the President for Mission Integration, Director of the Center for Mission and Identity, and the Interim Director of Campus Ministry. As an academic, Dr. Tait has taught a variety of courses in music and the humanities, and has been invited to present at conferences on her expertise in the areas of professional development, critical thinking, Benedictine spirituality, and musical performance and musicianship. In her role as mission officer at Benedictine University, Dr. Tait provides    leadership in the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and coordination of programs and activities to ensure and advance the Catholic and Benedictine identity of the institution and is the staff liaison to the mission integration committee of the Board of Trustees.

Pastoral Associate for Outreach - Carrie Roberts, M.A.

Roberts HeadshotCarrie Roberts, M.A. is a former graduate assistant/intern in the University Ministry department of Villanova University.  She holds a Masters of Arts in Theology and a graduate certificate in Pastoral Ministry from Villanova.  Her Bachelor of Arts was earned with a double major in Philosophy and Theology from Aquinas College.  She has experience as a resident hall minister and has been on the organizational team for service trips within the United States and to Belize and Cambodia.  Ms. Roberts organizes all service and  outreach opportunities, as well as the peer ministry program.  She may be reached at (630) 829-6028 or

Minister of the Sacraments - Fr. Philip Timko, O.S.B.

Fr. Philip Timko, O.S.B.

Father Philip Timko, O.S.B. is a native of Joliet, IL.  He is the former acting director of Campus Ministry and the former Department Head of Theology at Benedictine University.  Fr. Timko staffs all sacraments and Catholic liturgies at Benedictine.  He is also an active faculty member who continues to teach theology classes at the university.  His offices hours are 10:00 to 11:30am on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and 8:00 to 11:30am on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  He may be reached at (630) 829-6030 or

Office Manager - Mrs. Maureen Romero

Romero Head ShotMrs. Maureen Romero is the Office Manager for Campus Ministry.  She has over 15 years of office and accounting experience working with schools and non-profits. Maureen has an extensive background in ministry having served as a member of a church plant team for Crossings Church in Goodyear, AZ as well as co-leading various children's and youth ministries for both Crossing Church as well as Lifechurch East Valley in Mesa, AZ. She serves the administrative needs of the Campus Ministry Center. She can be reached at (630) 829-1310 or

Vocation Director, St. Procopius Abbey - Fr. James Flint, O.S.B.

Fr. James Flint, O.S.B.Father James Flint, O.S.B. is the Vocation Director of St. Procopius Abbey.  He also serves as the Abbey's Procurator-Treasurer.  His office hours are 4:00 to 5:00pm on Mondays and 8:00 to 9:00pm on Tuesdays.  He can be reached at (630) 829-6030 or  You can also find Fr. James on Facebook!  He uses his page to provide information of interest about vocational discernment and the life of the Abbey.


Coordinator of Retreats and Faith Formation - Jessica Peek, B.A.

JessicaJessica Peek received her Bachelor of Arts in Theology and Anthropology from the University of Notre Dame. She was very involved in Campus Ministry throughout college, especially in retreat ministry and in Catholic fellowships. As an RA and hall sacristan, she acted as a resident hall minister to students and helped organized much of the spiritual life and liturgical celebrations within the dorm community. At Benedictine University, Ms. Peek coordinates all retreats and faith formation opportunities, as well as assisting mentoring in the peer ministry program. She may be reached at (630) 630-829-1312 or


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Campus Ministry Office
Phone: (630) 829-1310

Kindlon Hall, Room 419
5700 College Road Lisle IL, 60532