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Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Administration & Staff

T. Jerome Overbeck, S.J.

Title/s: Chaplain

Phone: 312.915.7186

E-mail: joverb2@luc.edu

About

Father Overbeck is the chaplain at the School of Law. He has also been the University Liturgist at Loyola since 1983; he currently teaches both the theory and the art of liturgy in the university's Theology and University Ministry Departments. Since 1982, he has functioned as a liturgical consultant for the building and renovation of places for Christian worship, and for ten years he was Loyola's liaison with the Office for Divine Worship of the Archdiocese of Chicago. Since the inception of Campus Ministry as a profession (1970), he has been a member of university ministry teams at Loyola Chicago, Santa Clara, University of California Berkeley and Xavier. He has also offered courses, workshops and lectures in liturgical theology to university, high school, religious, hospital and parish groups.

Degrees

A.B., Loyola Chicago, 1970
M.Ed., Xavier, 1972
M. Div., Jesuit School of Theology (Berkeley), 1974
Th.M., Jesuit School of Theology (Berkeley), 1975
S.T.L., Jesuit School of Theology (Berkeley), 1982
Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union in cooperation with University of California Berkeley, 1983

Awards

Fr. Leo J. Sweeney, S.J. Award (Service Award), Department of Athletics, Loyola University Chicago, 2002, 2003

Distinguished Service Award, Department of Residence Life, Loyola University Chicago, 2002, 2003
Alpha Sigma Nu, Honorary Member, 2000

Selected Publications

Books
Spirits, Life, Worship: A Hawaiian Religious and Catholic Perspective (manuscript in preparation for publication)
Preparing Your Catholic Wedding (2002)
Ancient Fonts, Modern Lessons (1998)

Other Publications
Peace of Mind: A By-Product; Vocation; and The Limits of Work: Wisdom, all published in Brown, ed., The Little Book of Jesuit Wisdom (2000)
Call to Conversion Offends Sensitive Ears, www.luc.edu/depts/ministry/lent.html (March 2000)

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SCHOOL OF LAW
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