Commencement 2021


On Thursday, May 13, 2021, Notre Dame Seminary held its annual Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Ceremony. Fr. James Wehner presided, and Fr. Joshua Neu, the Director of Vocations for the Diocese of Tyler, was the homilist. Over forty lay and seminarian graduates earned degrees and certificates of completion in philosophy and theology. We warmly congratulate our graduates, especially those who are preparing for ordination in the coming weeks.

MASTER OF ARTS IN THEOLOGICAL STUDIES
David L. Dawson III, Diocese of Baton Rouge
Michael Lamy, Archdiocese of New Orleans
Joseph Martineck
Taylor Sanford, Diocese of Baton Rouge
Eugene Udemba, Diocese of Dallas
Casey Weber, Diocese of Memphis

MASTER OF ARTS IN PASTORAL LEADERSHIP
Christine Baglow
William Faustermann, Jr.
Debra Ann Fontenot
Sarah Giorlando
Henry Hottor
Daniel Laurent, Jr.
Christopher Lazarine
Gavin Matherne
Mary Lou McCall
Jonathan Perez Leon, Diocese of Memphis
Truong Pham, Archdiocese of New Orleans
Tomasz Powroznik, Diocese of Biloxi
Gina Radecker
Genia Roper
Danny Roussel, Diocese of Baton Rouge
Mallory Wainwright
Maureen Wright

MASTER OF DIVINITY
David Bailey, Diocese of Tyler
Thomas Bamoah, Diocese of Yendi
Michael Beverung, Diocese of Lake Charles
Casey Dugas, Diocese of Lafayette
Ajani Gibson, Archdiocese of New Orleans
Raney Johnson, Diocese of Shreveport
Thomas Kennedy, Diocese of Alexandria
Leszek Kwasniowski, Diocese of Biloxi
Clement Manjas, Archdiocese of Tororo
AJ Motte, Diocese of Tyler
Paul Nacey, Archdiocese of Atlanta
Nick Nappier, Diocese of Tyler
Br. Augustine Pham, Congregation of the Mother of the Redeemer
Br. Benedict Pham, Congregation of the Mother of the Redeemer
Connor Poirrier, Diocese of Lafayette
Andrew Sanchez, Archdiocese of New Orleans
Juan Torres, Diocese of Dallas

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN PHILOSOPHY
Eric Baylot, Archdiocese of Atlanta
Matthew Bonner, Diocese of Alexandria
Hunter LaRocca, Diocese of Lake Charles
Joseph Martello, Archdiocese of New Orleans
Michael Vedros, Archdiocese of New Orleans

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
Lennin Arroyo Martinez, Archdiocese of New Orleans
William Mumphrey, Archdiocese of New Orleans
Christopher Orajiaka, Diocese of Tyler