2019 Graduation

On Tuesday, May 14, the John Paul II Institute celebrated its thirtieth graduation liturgy at the Redemptor Hominis Chapel of the Saint John Paul II National Shrine. His Excellency Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States of America, was the principal celebrant and homilist (click here for homily text), and Mr. Carl Anderson, Vice-President of the Washington Session of the Institute and Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, closed the event with remarks to the graduating class (click here for the text).

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The 2019 graduating class included:

For the Degree of Master of Theological Studies
Alicia Bradford   
Fairfax, Virginia  

Denisha LaShelle’ Brinkley 
Lexington Park, Maryland 

Jessica Ann Cink               
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 

Maria del Carmen Ferre Martí
Alicante, Spain  

Nicholas Fresco   
Boston, Massachusetts 

Gina Marie Galassi  
Allentown, Pennsylvania 

Alice Anne Knaeble
Stillwater, Minnesota

Alycia Elizabeth Mae Murtha
McDonough, Georgia

Benjamin Edward Nicholson
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Karen Schindler
Spokane, Washington

Henry Joseph Wickus
Center Valley, Pennsylvania

Rebecca Williams
Mequon, Wisconsin

For the Degree of Licentiate in Sacred Theology

Rev. John P. Floeder 
St. Paul, Minnesota 

Rev. Andrew LaFramboise
Auburn, Michigan

Siobhán Elise Maloney
Medina, Ohio

For the Degree of Doctorate in Sacred Theology

Rev. Steven R. Costello, LC
Rye, New York

For the Degree of Ph.D. in Theology

Rachel M. Coleman 
New Castle, Delaware 

Carly Henderson  
Kokomo, Indiana  

Daniel Meola
Bowie, Maryland

Erik Jan van Versendaal
Madison, New Jersey

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