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Anthony Paz

Anthony PazAssistant Director for Catechesis and Evangelization

Anthony Paz was raised amidst the Pacific beaches and the redwood forests of Eureka, CA. He studied Comparative Religion at Amherst College in Amherst, MA and went on to earn a Masters in Theology from the University of Notre Dame. While at Notre Dame, Anthony was trained specifically in Catechesis and Faith Formation through the Echo Faith Formation Leadership Program. He has served as a faith formation leader in parishes in Florida and Washington, DC.

He lives in North Portland with his lovely wife, Angela, and their young children, Nicolás and Amaya. Prior to coming to the University of Portland, Anthony worked for the Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest. He is currently a candidate in UP's Educational Doctorate (Ed.D.) program. In his free time, Anthony enjoys brewing beer, gardening, reading, cooking and traveling.

Anthony's office is in St. Mary's Student Center. He can be reached at 503.943.7863 or by email at