Meet the Staff


Development Staff

Joseph M. Calabro
Executive Director of Development
(856) 456-4400, Ext. 226

Joseph M. Calabro joined the Gloucester Catholic staff as Executive Director of Development in September 2016. He has worked in Development for over 17 years and held senior and leadership positions at Saint Joseph’s University, the University of Pennsylvania and Villanova University. Prior, Joseph was an elementary educator at the Gesu School in Philadelphia, PA from 1992-1996 and a secondary educator at Merion Mercy Academy from 1997-2000.  A native of Philadelphia, Joseph graduated from Villanova University in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science.  He is a 1985 graduate of Saint Joseph’s Preparatory School in Philadelphia.


Gus A. Ostrum
Director of Development
(856) 456-4400, Ext. 218
(609) 969-9114 (cell)

Gus A. Ostrum holds a BA in communications from Glassboro State College, now Rowan University. Gus has served as Director of Development at Gloucester Catholic since 2011 and also assists several local  community organizations, including the Adam Taliaferro Foundation and The Gloucester County Sports Hall of Fame. He has more than 35 years of experience working as an editor and writer for newspapers and publishers in the Philadelphia region, most recently as a sports columnist for The Courier-Post and for South Jersey Sports Digest.


Patrick Murphy
Director of Alumni Relations
(856) 456-4400, Ext. 219

Patrick Murphy received a BA in Business Administration from Glassboro State College. A 1977 GCHS graduate, he serves as chair of the Business Department and has been a member of the faculty for more than 30 years. Mr. Murphy is the GCHS Athletic Director, serves as Director of Alumni Relations, and is our Special Services Coordinator. He represented South Jersey parochial schools as a member of the NJSIAA Executive Committee. He is a member of the Al Carino South Jersey Basketball Hall of Fame.