Loyola University Chicago

Campus Ministry

Division of Student Development

April Gutierrez



April Gutierrez

Campus Minister for First Year Experience

Damen Student Center 221



April serves as the liaison for outreach to First Year Students and First Year initiatives for Campus Ministry who coordinates the Loyola Companions program, facilitates some Loyola 360 retreats, and oversees programming with the St. John's Bible.

Although April was raised in Michigan, she has also lived on both coasts of the country. She studied in Boston, MA, receiving a Master's in Pastoral Ministry from Boston College School of Theology and Ministry.

She most recently lived in Los Angeles, CA where she was a Campus Minister at Loyola Marymount University. April writes for the National Catholic Reporter for the Young Voices column and is a contributor for NCR's most recent eBook: Pope Francis at 100 Days: the World's Parish Priest.