Father Ed Kacerguis
Phone: (518) 274-7793
(Chapel + Cultural Center and Slavin House)
Father Ed Kacerguis -- "Fred" (Fr.+ Ed) to many Rensselaer students -- has been serving the Diocese of Albany in the priesthood since 1982. He is the Treasurer of the Rensselaer Newman Foundation, Religious Programs Coordinator for RPI, and Pastor of the University Parish of Christ Sun of Justice.
Fr. Ed's varied educational interests have led him to studies at Providence College, Kent (Ohio) State University, the University of Virginia, the University of Edinburgh (Scotland) and St. Mary's Seminary and University.
His work in and around the Diocese also includes time on the Bishop Scully High School Board of Directors, the Catholic Family Services Board of Directors, and as Vice-President of the Amsterdam Clergy Association.
His professional areas of interest include Early Modern European History, Church History, the Second Vatican Council, Sacraments, Liturgy, Ecumenical History/Current Issues, Religious Education and Homiletics & Imagination.