Kristi Gonsalves-McCabe, Director of University Ministry, is originally from San Jose, California. She completed both her undergraduate and graduate studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, where she first met the Jesuits. She has worked in ministry at several Jesuit schools, and has loved being at Regis since 2006.
Sharon Bramante, Associate University Minister, earned an M.A. In Theology from the Jesuits’ John Carroll University in Ohio. She first connected with the Jesuits as a volunteer at Holy Rosary Mission/Red Cloud Indian School in Pine Ridge, SD and holds a certificate in spiritual direction from Manresa Jesuit Retreat House in Bloomfield Hills, MI and comes to us from Case Western Reserve University in the Diocese of Cleveland where she served as Newman Campus Minister. She is excited to share her passions for social justice, Ignatian spirituality, and interfaith dialogue with the Regis community.
Fr. Chrysostom Frank is a Russian Greek Catholic priest with faculties in the Roman-Rite, and is incardinated in the Archdiocese of Denver. He is married with three sons. Father Chry’s Ph.D. in Church History is from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. He has taught at the university and seminary levels in both South Africa and the United States. While at the University of South Africa, he served as Head of the Department of Church History. Currently, Fr. Chrys is a member of the Department of Religious Studies and part of the University Ministry team at Regis. He also serves SS. Cyril and Methodius Russian Greek Catholic Community which celebrates Divine Liturgy at Regis every Sunday.
Dr. Andy Lee, Associate University Minister for Sacred and Liturgical Music, oversees all music for liturgies on campus and leads the Regis Chapel Choir. He received his doctorate in piano performance in 2010 and has been known to travel to far-flung locales to perform as a concert pianist (randrewlee.com). Before coming to Regis, he was Artist-in-Residence at Avila University, but perhaps is best known for his snappy sock collection.
Ken Phillips, Associate University Minister for Ecumenical & Interfaith Programs, has been with University Ministry for over 30 years. In addition to coordinating interfaith and non-denominational services and events on campus, he has been leading worship experiences and doing music for Roman Catholic, Episcopal, and Presbyterian churches. With an MFA, he is a practicing musician, writer and studio artist. He also holds of Master of Arts in Adult Christian Community Development from Regis University.
Kyle S. Turner, Associate University Minister for Liturgy, is originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico. As a liturgist, religious educator, and spiritual director, he has served in parish and campus ministry around the country for over fifteen years. He is an author with Liturgy Training Publications and is the founding director of Spirit and Hope Ministries, which offers spiritual direction, retreats, and consultation to parishes in liturgy and faith formation. He holds an ma in pastoral ministry from Boston College and an stm in Christian Social Ethics from Boston University. He is blessed to join the UMin team and to live here in Colorado with his wife and two young daughters.
Brian Vander Heiden, University Ministry Associate, studied theology at St. John's University and has spent time working for non-profits in Colombia and Denver. He is the University Ministry Associate and primarily works with Midweek Manna and retreats.