Father Hugo, originally from Colombia, is a Catholic Priest in the Diocese of Worcester. He came to the United States in 2007 to study English and Theology studies in order to be ordained to the priesthood. He was ordained in 2012 and assigned as the Associate Pastor at St. John the Guardian of Our Lady Parish in Clinton, MA where he served for three years. Now he works as the Catholic Campus Minister at WPI accompanying the Newman Club as their Religious Advisor. Padre Hugo is available on campus Monday to Wednesday afternoon and evening, Thursday morning, and Saturday and Sunday by appointment.

"I am here to serve WPI Community. This is my first experience in campus ministry and it is truly a blessing to me. We will grow together in faith and our personal relationship with God. Please, feel free to come and visit at the Collegiate Religious Center. Stop by to say hi and have a friendly conversation. I am also available for confessions and spiritual direction by appointment. Our Newman Club offers Eucharistic Adoration on Mondays @9PM at the CRC, Rosary at 8:30PM at the CRC on Tuesdays, Weekday Mass on Wednesdays @ 12:10PM at the CRC Newman Chapel and Holy Hour of prayer and meditation at 8:00PM, and Sunday Mass 11:30AM. We will keep you posted on our charitable, fun and social activities."

Cheryl Leshay

Cheryl Leshay

Rev Cheryl is available to students of any faith for spiritual support and faith development.

Her expertise is in religious education, faith development and pastoral care.  At WPI she shepherds students in Unitarian Universalist, Atheist, Humanist, Jewish, Wiccan, Pagan, Native American/Christian and emerging faith groups.

Office hours: Tuesdays by appointment, Wednesdays  and Friday afternoon.

Pastor Nathan Pipho serves as Protestant Chaplain at WPI.   He leads Protestant worship services on Sundays at 12:45pm in the CRC and invites all WPI students who want to learn more about the teachings and the way of Jesus Christ to attend.  He is also on campus on Monday afternoons from 2pm to 4pm for conversation and office hours.  The rest of the week he is just two blocks away from the WPI campus in his office at Trinity Lutheran Church, 73 Lancaster Street, where he serves as pastor.  
WPI Protestant Ministry is guided by the hospitality and grace of Jesus Christ.  It is an open and affirming ministry welcoming students of all sexual orientations, gender identities, political persuasions, and faith backgrounds to form a Christian community of safety, respect, and trust.  Worship services include Holy Communion and all who yearn to meet Jesus in the bread and cup are invited to participate.  

Other Religious Advisors

Colleen Callahan Panday
Muslim Student Association
Maggie Becker