49 earn degrees from Seminary and School of Theology
May 13, 2013
Graduates of Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of
Theology, St. Meinrad, IN, were awarded master's degrees on May 11.
Graduates accepted their diplomas from the Rt. Rev. Justin DuVall,
OSB, archabbot of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and chairman of the
school's Board of Trustees.
The graduation address was given by the Most Rev. Patrick
Pinder, archbishop of the Archdiocese of Nassau, Bahamas, an
alumnus of Saint Meinrad.
Receiving Master of Divinity degrees
Julio Barrera, Diocese of Owensboro;
Nicholas Brown, Archdiocese of Louisville;
Alan Carter, Diocese of Lexington;
Fr. Scott Carroll and Chris Mileski, Diocese of Toledo;
Christopher Droste, Diocese of Evansville;
Oswald Ferguson, Archdiocese of Nassau;
Kevin Hurley, Diocese of Lafayette;
John Kamwendo, Archdiocese of Indianapolis;
Anthony Mullek, Archdiocese of Mobile;
Todd Nance, Diocese of Tulsa;
Ross Parker, Diocese of Des Moines;
Br. Victor Schinstock, OSB, Conception Abbey.
Receiving Master of Arts in Catholic Philosophical
Studies degrees were:
Mark Bernhard and John Honiotes, Diocese of Joliet;
Brandon Bigam, Terrence de Silva and Christopher Larmour, Diocese
Michael Conner, Archdiocese of Indianapolis;
Joseph Curry, Diocese of Tulsa;
Colby Elbert and Joseph Stoverink, Diocese of Springfield-Cape
David Farrell, Archdiocese of Louisville;
Stephen Hart, William Burmester and Robert Smith, Diocese of
John McLaughlin, Diocese of Toledo;
Edwin Nalagan, Archdiocese of Oklahoma City;
Jerry Pratt, Diocese of Evansville;
Matthew Schmitz, Diocese of Crookston;
Zachary Weber, Diocese of Green Bay.
Receiving Master of Arts (Theology) degrees
Jenna Cain, Indianapolis, IN;
Jeremy Goebel and Melissa McNabb, Evansville, IN;
Ryan Hillman, Kokomo, IN;
Joel Padgett, Loogootee, IN;
Kenneth Stammerman and Andrea Willinger, Louisville, KY;
Michael Loner, Jasper, IN;
Gabriel Payne, Lombard, IL.
Receiving Master of Theological Studies degrees
Susan Herrick, Lexington, KY;
Carley Knapp, Dale, IN;
Jerome Regan, Franklin, TN;
Deacon Charles Schauber, New Castle, DE;
Mary Diane Valentine, St. Peters, MO;
Jillian Vandermarks, Bloomington, IN;
Margaret Whitsett, Goshen, KY.
Receiving Master of Arts (Pastoral Theology)
Rev. Hao Nguyen, Diocese of Phan Thiet, Vietnam;
Amanda Roth, Franklin, IN.
The Seminary and School of Theology also awarded certificates in
supervision to Deacon Francis Louis Agnoli, Louisville, KY, and
Deacon Alan Carter, Diocese of Lexington, in homiletics; and to
Agnes Kovacs, Santa Claus, IN, and Deacon Alan Carter, Diocese of
Lexington, in pastoral ministry.
Photo: Deacon Anthony Mullek, of the
Archdiocese of Mobile, gets a hug from President-Rector Fr. Denis
Robinson, OSB, before receiving his diploma from Rt. Rev. Justin
DuVall, OSB, on May 11.