Loyola University Chicago

Campus Ministry

Division of Mission Integration

Fr. Jerry Overbeck, S.J.


Father Jerry Overbeck, S.J.

Resident Chaplain, Baumhart Hall, 904

Terry Student Center, Suite 301A

312. 915. 7186


Fr. J has worked at Loyola since 1976 and served at the Water Tower Campus since 2003, primarily serving the School of Law and the School of Social Work as their chaplain.

He offers broad outreach to all the campuses through his "Java-With-The-Jesuit" M/W/F 11:00 am - noon in the Terry Center lobby. He coordinates the 7 PM Sunday Young Adult Mass at St. James Chapel in the Quigley Center (Pearson & Rush). He also offers pastoral counseling & spiritual direction and seasonal programs such as Tour of the Crypts and Staying Best Friends.

Fr. J team teaches with several colleagues in the School of Social Work and has published several books to help people. These can be accessed at Amazon.com under Jerome Overbeck.