Loyola University Chicago

Campus Ministry

Division of Mission Integration

Aleja Sastoque Luna

Assistant Director - Faith Commnities

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Aleja Sastoque is the Assistant Director of Campus Minister - Faith Communities at Loyola University Chicago. In this role, she coordinates the Christian Life Community Program (CLC) and Theology of Healing Earth in Action (THEA) Institute,forms, prepares and leads retreats for the students at Lake Shore Campus, and oversees Water Tower Campus Ministry programs.

Aleja earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (BS) in her native Colombia, and her Master’s degrees in Divinity and Pastoral Counseling at Loyola University Chicago. She is a missionary who likes to help youth and young adults to discover their vocation.  Aleja also helps to run youth and young adult groups at St. Mark’s Parish in Kenosha, WI, and volunteers at a shelter for women who’ve experienced domestic violence. She stays focused on each person’s needs while accompanying them on their personal journey. Aleja is bilingual, and is fluent in Spanish.

Aleja has a lot of hobbies to spend her time off, such as discovering the world traveling and learning from new cultures. Also, she loves to explore and practice different sports to recharge her energy, and dance Latin-American music. She enjoys movies (specially Harry Potter), and hang out with friends and amazing nephews and nieces.