Mr. John Guinan, Assistant Director of Campus Ministry
Mr. Guinan holds a BA from Assumption University and an MA in Philosophy from Boston College. He lived two years in Europe during which time he completed a post-graduate year of service and a year of further studies. After his return to the United States, he went on to pursue graduate work in Theology. In addition to his regular teaching responsibilities as a faculty member in the Religion Department, Mr. Guinan has served in various capacities at Xavier, as a coach, as the current moderator of the philosophy club, and as moderator of the freshman Student Activities Council. His ministry in Catholic education has also included involvement at the university level, teaching classes in philosophy to undergraduates.
Brother Philip Revell, C.F.X., Assistant Campus Minister
Born and raised in a small Derbyshire country town, Bro. Philip joined the Xaverian Brothers in 1979 and began teaching at Xaverian College in Manchester, England, in 1980; in 1985 he became head of the Religious Education Department. He was named Vice Principal for Pastoral and Faculty Development in 1989. In 1981 he began a long association with HM Prison Service Chaplaincy, first as a volunteer catechist on the young offenders wing at Strangeways Prison in Manchester. Over the coming years, he worked on the adult wings as a Prison Visitor and substitute Chaplain. In 1992 he left Xaverian College to work as a full-time Chaplain at HM Prison Brixton (South London), returning to Strangeways in 1998. In 2002 he was asked to go to DR Congo as Director of the Scholasticate house in Lubumbashi, Katanga Province. From 2004–08 he was the Regional Superior of the Xaverian Brothers in Congo. From 2009-2014, he taught in an English speaking school in Lubumbashi. He began teaching at Xavier in March 2016.