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Office of the President

Peter J. McCourt, President

Peter J. McCourt is a passionate ministry leader with experiences in Catholic parish and diocesan ministry, Catholic Healthcare, and higher education.  He holds a master's degree in theology from the Washington Theological Union in Washington, D.C. and has completed post-graduate studies in theology and in leadership at the University of Notre Dame.  Pete is a member of the American Academy of Religion, the National Association of Pastoral Musicians, the College Theology Society and the American College of Healthcare Executives.  Before coming to Cristo Rey Richmond, Pete served as Vice President of Mission for the Bon Secours Virginia Medical Group. He is active in pastoral ministry in the Catholic Diocese of Richmond and is a Candidate for Ordination to the Diaconate this year.  He has taught religious studies courses regularly at Virginia Commonwealth University, and has lectured on religion at the University of Oxford, UK and ministry leadership at Loyola University Chicago.  His most important role, however, is as a husband and father to two children, Daniel and Erin.


Katie Yohe, Director of Administration

Katie Yohe has been with Cristo Rey Richmond since the beginning. She served as Feasibility Study Coordinator before taking on the Director of Administration role under Pete McCourt. In her role, Katie serves a variety of functions, including institutional advancement, public relations, facilities management, project management, and daily operations. She holds a master's degree in theology from the University of Notre Dame and a B.A. in Education from Saint Mary's College. Katie has taught elementary school in Ghana, West Africa, middle school here in Richmond, and religion at Providence Cristo Rey in Indianapolis, Indiana through the Echo formation program at the University of Notre Dame's McGrath Institute for Church Life. In her free time, she actively engages in the education ministry of the Sisters of the Holy Cross at their mission school, Our Lady of Holy Cross, in Kasoa, Ghana. Katie is beyond excited to welcome the first class of students to Cristo Rey Richmond High School in the fall of 2019.


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