Father Peter Jaramillo

Class of 1975

Father Peter was first in his family to graduate college. He entered the Monastery of St. Augustine after high school and then he attended Donnelly. In 1977, he graduated Rockhurst College and he earned a Master of Divinity degree from Seton Hall University in 1980. He was ordained a priest with the Augustinian Recollects on May 23, 1981. In addition to his pastoral duties in the Kansas City area, Father Peter also serves as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserve and served as a Chaplain while deployed in Iraq during Operation Iraqui Freedom. In 2007, he received Donnelly’s Delta Award.

“The light of Donnelly College shines brightly as a beacon to ordinary people who have potential to excel in extraordinary ways. Anchored by Christian core values and Catholic beliefs, Donnelly offers an abundance of opportunities to grow in self-confidence.” 

Father Peter Jaramillo was inducted in 2013.