Life on Campus

Meet the Staff

The Interfaith Campus Ministry staff is available to meet with any member of the UMass Boston community.

 

Catholic Campus Ministry

Father Daniel Moloney:  Wednesdays and Thursdays

Deacon Tam Tran:   Mondays through Thursdays

Catholic Campus Ministry Hours:
Mondays—Thursdays 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Deacon Tam Tran became the Catholic Chaplain to the UMass Boston community in September 2014. He has a Master of Arts inTheology from St. John's Seminary.

Deacon Tam Tran is a trained scientist and has a long successful history in business. He has also been a college math and science instructor. At UMass Boston he has offered several classes to help students improve their knowledge and personal strength. He plans weekly Masses and other special observances.

For more information about events or activities sponsored by the Catholic Campus Ministry feel free to sign up for weekly email notices by contacting Dec. Tran at tam.tran@umb.edu or  617.287.5839.

Father Daniel Moloney came to UMass Boston in the Spring of 2015. He is present on Wednesdays and Thursdays to serve the Catholic community. He can be contacted at fathermoloney@umb.edu or 617.287.5839

Protestant Campus Ministry

Reverend Adrienne Berry-Burton

Reverend Adrienne is an ordained minister. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, (1983) and a Master of Divinity degree from Andover Newton Theological School, Newton, MA (1997). She continued her studies as a Harvard Divinity School as an Urban Ministry Fellow, (Certificate, 2003). She is a Spiritual Director trained through Gateways to God:Spiritual Direction and Congregational Formation, hosted by Rolling Ridge Retreat and Conference Center, North Andover, MA, an United Methodist Church ministry, ( 2015). She is an Practitioner-in-Training with Healing Touch Spiritual Ministry. She is graduate student at Salem State University studying Mental Health Counseling, (2016 - ).

Rev. Adrienne has been an educator, minister and a professional organizer. Before coming to UMass Boston she worked for Greater Boston Interfaith Organization helping diverse people-of-faith work together as forces for positive social change. She also worked as an Associate Pastor and Minister at Zion Baptist Church, Lynn, MA and as a Youth Organizer with First Lutheran Church, Lynn. MA. She also serves congregations as a guest preacher, guest vocalist and Interim Pastor. Students are welcome to visit in McCormack Hall.


Rev. Adrienne came to UMass Boston in September 2000. She provides Pastoral Care, Spiritual Direction, a listening ear, prayer, referrals to local Houses of Worship, opportunities for dialog, interactive faith events, fun fellowship, and leads Bible study discussions and seated meditation - Circle Time Meditation. She is the Director of the UMass Boston Gospel Choir. Her ministry is supported by Oasis of Faith Campus Ministries. Oasis of Faith can be found on Facebook.

Email: adrienne.berryburton@umb.edu
Telephone: 617.287.5838

Campus Ministry Hours of Oasis of Faith:
   
September—June
    Mondays - 10 a.m.– 6 p.m.
    Wednesdays - 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
    Thursdays - 10 a.m.– 2 p.m.

    July—August
    Away for rest and study

 

 

Hillel Jewish Ministry

The Hillel Council of New England provides activities for college students in the Greater Boston Area. Check their website for dates and events.

Hillel Council of New England - completing the circle of campus life
1320 Centre Street, Newton Centre, MA 02459
617.928.1488
http://www.hillelcouncil.org/

In addition, check the bulletin board in the Ryan Lounge for events on campus and off campus! The staff would like the opportunity to work with students planning events on campus!

 

Islamic Ministry

Prayer Room, McCormack Hall, 3rd Floor, Upper Level of Ryan Lounge

Juma Prayer
Friday: 1–2 p.m.
Be in touch with the Muslim Student Association for weekly updates on times and the room.

In addition, check the bulletin board in the Ryan Lounge for events on campus and off campus!

Contact Student Leaders at msa.umb@gmail.com

Faith - Based Clubs There are several student-club sponsored religious organizations on campus. These organizations may have off campus support through national and local organizations.

Current UMass Boston students may find currently active organizations on the Life on Campus and Student Activities page.


Campus Ministry

McCormack Hall 3rd Floor Ryan Lounge
617-287-5838 (telephone)
617-287-5839 (fax)
interfaith.campusmin@umb.edu