Rev. Daniel O’Reilly heads Corpus Christi parish. He is Catholic chaplain at Columbia University, as well as being Director of the University Apostolate for the Archdiocese of New York. Corpus Christi will once again be the university parish for Columbia.
Fr. O’Reilly was born in Manhattan and raised in the Bronx. He attended Regis High School in New York City and majored in philosophy at Princeton University before entering the seminary for the Archdiocese of New York. After earning Master’s degrees in theology and divinity from St. Joseph’s Seminary in Yonkers, he was ordained a priest in 2003 and appointed parochial vicar at Resurrection Church in Rye, New York. Since 2008, he has served as Director of Campus Ministry for the Archdiocese of New York, Spiritual Director for the St. John Neumann Seminary College in Yonkers, and Catholic Campus Minister at SUNY Maritime College in the Bronx.