Fr. Joe Carey, C.S.C., serves as the Chaplain for the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE). Fr. Joe a 1962 graduate of Notre Dame. He earned his master's in theology from Holy Cross College in Washington, D.C., was ordained a Holy Cross priest in 1969, and went on to teach at Notre Dame High School for six years. He also served as director of vocations for the CSC order for four years. At the University of Notre Dame, he was both an assistant rector and rector, a financial counselor, assistant director--and then interim director--of campus ministry for religious education and retreats. During that time, Fr. Joe also served in campus ministry at St. Mary's College for five years. Recently, this long-time friend of the Alliance for Catholic Education officially joined the ACE family as its chaplain.