Faculty/Staff

Sara Brabec
Director of Service and Justice / Theology

Ms. Brabec currently teaches Theology 3A/B and is the Director of Service and Justice.  She was born and raised near Chicago, but has called California home since 2008. In her free time, Ms. Brabec enjoys parenting, running, hiking, reading, photography, and experimenting with new foods in the kitchen.  

Education:

  • Creighton University, B.A., Theology
  • Santa Clara University, M.Div.
  • Graduate Theological Union, M.A., Ethics and Social Theory

First year working at Jesuit: 2015

(916) 418-2630
Faculty/Staff

Patrick Brabec
Director of Ignatian Faith Formation / Theology

Most recently, Patrick taught in the Theology Department at St. Francis High School. As a ten-year member of the Society of Jesus (Midwest Province), Patrick has extensive experience in human and spiritual formation.

Education

  • John Carroll University, B.A., Political Science
  • Boston College’s Weston Jesuit School of Theology, Master of Theological Studies
  • Loyola University, M.A., Philosophy
  • Jesuit School of Theology, Santa Clara, M.Div.,
Faculty/Staff

Gabriella Carroll
Theology / Service & Justice

Ms. Carroll currently teaches Theology 2A/B and works in the Office of Service & Justice. After graduating from Saint Mary’s College of California with her Bachelors in English and Theology & Religious Studies, she served as a Lasallian Volunteer in the Bronx of New York as the Director of Christian Service at Saint Raymond High School for Boys. The northern California native then stayed on the East Coast for two more years, earning her Masters in Theological Studies with a Certificate in Human Rights & International Justice from Boston College. Ms.

Faculty/Staff

Aaron Engebretson, S.J.
Theology / Director of Liturgy Workshop / JV Golf Coach

I was born and raised in Montana and entered the Jesuits in 2004 after finishing my B.A. In History. I was a novice in Portland, OR and took first vows in 2006. Then I was sent to the University of Toronto to study philosophy and I also earned an M.S.ed at Canisius College is Buffalo, NY. Next, in 2009, I was sent to Bellarmine Prep. in Tacoma, WA where I taught history and coached golf. In 2012 I was approved for theology and went to Boston College where earned degrees in theology and educational administration. Here at Jesuit, I will be teaching history.

Faculty/Staff

Jeremiah Loverich
Theology / Moorings Advisor

Originally from Flagstaff, Arizona, Mr. Jeremiah Loverich studied Chemical Engineering. He served as a volunteer sixth grade teacher in Los Angeles through Americorps, before teaching high school chemistry and math for several years. As a Dominican seminarian, he studied philosophy and theology at the GTU in Berkeley, engaged in a wide variety of ministry (campus ministry, faith formation, catechetical training, and prison chaplaincy), and did missionary work in Mexico. His master’s degree in theology specialized in religion and the arts.

Faculty/Staff

Mr. Nick Luppino ’98
Theology / The Plank Advisor

Mr. Luppino standing in senior quad

Education:

  • Undergraduate degree in English from Saint Mary’s College
  • Master’s degree in Theology from the University of San Francisco
  • Master’s degree and teaching credential from the University of Phoenix

Moderator/Coach:

  • Philosophy club
  • The Plank, High School Student Publication
  • Co-moderator of Student’s for Life
  • Co-moderator of The Art of Being a Gentleman

First year working at Jesuit: 2005

Faculty/Staff

Rev. Perry Petrich, S.J.
Theology

I was born and raised in Tacoma, Washington and have worked in Jesuit schools in a half-dozen states.  Most recently I served at the Cristo Rey model high school in Oakland. In 2008, I entered the Jesuits in Portland, Oregon and was ordained a priest there in 2020. In my spare time, I enjoy playing music, reading, writing, running, and learning how to garden.