Melissa Granillo is a first year Resident Minister. She was
born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She graduated with a B. A in Philosophy, Theology and
Religious Studies from the University of San Francisco. After graduation she
worked with marginalized communities, facilitating retreats, immersion
experiences and empowering women groups. To further her pastoral education she obtained a
Masters in Divinity from the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara in
Berkeley. Currently she is a teacher in the Religious Studies
department in Notre Dame High School Belmont.
Lauren is a first year Resident Minister. She is currently studying at USF for a Masters in Counseling in Marriage and Family Therapy. She graduated from Santa Clara University in 2011 with degrees in English and Psychology. After SCU, she spent a year in New Orleans serving with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. She was a tutor at Mercy Burlingame during the 2012-2013 school year and is looking forward to life at USF.