Oblate School of Theology Awards Degrees and Certificates

San Antonio, TX

Claudia I. Garcia

(L-R) of Fr. Ron Rolheiser, Kerry Robinson, Fr. Ken Hannon, Rev. Ann Helmke, Dr. Scott Woodward and Fr. Louis Studer.

Commencement ceremonies for Oblate School of Theology were held on May 6, 2022 at the Immaculate Conception Chapel on the campus of OST.

Presentation of Certificates and Diplomas was made by R. Scott Woodward, DMIN, President, and Very Reverend Louis Studer, O.M.I., Ph.D., Chair of the Board of Trustees and United States Oblate Provincial. Aided by Mrs. Brenda Reyna, BBA, Registrar.

In addition to the certificates and degrees, two honorary doctorates were also awarded:

Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters

Kerry Alys Robinson

Kerry A. Robinson is  Executive Partner for Global and National Initiatives at Leadership Roundtable and Executive Director of the Opus Prize Foundation. Kerry is a trustee of the Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities and a member of Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities.

Honorary Doctorate of Pastoral Leadership

Rev. Ann Helmke

Ann Helmke was ordained as a Lutheran (ELCA) minister 1990 and currently serves as the Faith Liaison for the City of San Antonio. Prior to that she served as the Director of Spiritual Services at Haven for Hope.

The Certificates and Degrees awarded were as follows:

CANDIDATES FOR CERTIFICATE

ACTS SPIRITUAL COMPANION PROGRAM

Betty Bodman

Medea Hatten

Sylvia Gutierrez

Katheryn Daniel

Carolyn Denny

Evelyn Rakun

Catalina Garcia

Laurie A Romero

Ann Marie Garcia

Ricardo Vasquez

Cathy Gautreaux

Sandra Wagner

Hector Grijalva

OBLATE STUDIES PROGRAM

Michele Divito

Grzegorz Nowak

Pamela Dixon

Eleanor Rabnett

CERTIFICATE OF MASTER’S STUDIES IN CHRISTIAN SPIRITUALITY

Yovina Mpale

CANDIDATES FOR DEGREES

MASTER OF ARTS IN PASTORAL MINISTRY

Geralyn Edgington

Andres Felipe Pulgarin Cano

MASTER OF ARTS (SPIRITUALITY)  

Amy Woolam Echeverria

Ignatius Nambodi

Cleber William Lopes Pombal 

Lucia Tshepang Raseipone

MASTER OF ARTS (THEOLOGY)

Antonio Frietze

MASTER OF DIVINITY

      *Also receives the Certificate of Advanced Studies for Presbyteral Ministry

*Angel Aguilar

*Thien Van Nguyen

*Michael Andrew Coronado

*Jose Jaime Nieto Bautista

*Ivan Mark Dzhur

*Fani Zane Nong

*Michael Arinze Ezeoke

Alexis Ohaeri

*Cesar Garcia

*Jose Luis Restrepo Prisco

*Jerry Alberto Gutierrez-Flores

*Andres Riverage Haro

*Minh Le Duy Tran

*Thien Hoang

*Daniel Joseph Wendel

*Cristian Ubaldo Martinez Castro

DOCTOR OF MINISTRY

Bonnie Lemelle Abadie     Spirituality and Ministry

Alfredo Basualdo                Spirituality and Ministry

Julia Hinojosa         Spirituality and Ministry 

               DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (SPIRITUALITY)

Melody Vee Henk Escobar

 Raymond Mwangala

(L-R) Dr Scott Woodward, Fr. Cleber Lopes Pombal, OMI
(L-R) Dr. Scott Woodward, Fani Zane Nong,
(L-R) Dr. Scott Woodward, Raymond Mwangala