The Campus Ministry team
Jonathan B. Dwyer, M.T.S., M.A.
While born and raised in the greater Boston area, Jon Dwyer has spent
most of his adult life in New York and New Jersey where he has been
engaged in social ministries with the urban poor and Catholic Education.
Before coming to St. Martin's he served as Chaplain to a K-12 Catholic
school in St. John's, Newfoundland, his family's ancestral home.
Jon has a passion for Catholic Education and Benedictine spirituality.
Title: Director of campus ministry
Office phone: 360-412-6152
Cell phone: 709-631-4308
Susan Leyster, M.A.
Originally from Tucson, Arizona, Susan Leyster has lived in
Washington State since 1987 and has served Saint Martin's
University since 1988. She has been in her current role as
director of campus ministry since the spring of 1997. Susan
holds a bachelor's degree in religious studies and a master's
degree in counseling.
Title: Director of service immersion programs
Office phone: 360-438-4581
Cell phone: 360-789-6701
Fr. Peter Tynan, O.S.B.
Fr. Peter Tynan, O.S.B. comes to Saint Martin's University
from the Midwest where he was a member of the Society of Jesus
(the Jesuits). Entering the Abbey in 2002, Fr. Peter brought
with him a wide academic and spiritual background. In 2011 he
completed his seminary studies at Mount Angel in Oregon and was
ordained to the priesthood. Originally a librarian by
profession, Fr. Peter also holds master's degrees in
Christianity and Modern Culture, Theology and Divinity.
Title: Chaplain of campus ministry
Office phone: 360-486-8828
If you are interested in joining the Campus Ministry
team, find out more here.