Lumen Mag_Fall Winter 2022

Alumni Notes

Sister Seraphine of the Heart of Jesus, OCD, (Brigetta Roden ’14) made her solemn profession to Archbishop Bernard Hebda on May 15. Sister Seraphine joins Sister Agnes of the Eucharist (Theresa VanDenBrooke ’13) and Sister Eliya of the Child Jesus (Hannah Polsky ’15) as a Discalced Carmelite of Our Lady of Divine Providence, a cloistered order located in Lake Elmo, Minnesota. Father Nick Froehle, Father Mark Hopps, and Father Joe Campbell, all Class of 2013, concelebrated the Mass. Sister Eliya will make her solemn profession on Nov. 20. Kalynn Webster ’09 is director of Marisol Family, a parish-based ministry in Colorado that serves expectant mothers and families with young children.

Joan Wieland ’20, ’22 CSMA is director of mission, events and communications at St. Raphael’s Parish and School in Crystal, Minnesota.

John Paul Sonnen ’01 recently published Sant’Onofrio al Gianicolo:

Jonathan Liedl ’16 CSMA, senior editor for the National Catholic Register, was recognized for his work at the Catholic Media Conference in Portland, Oregon, in July. He received the Best Feature Writing distinction for his story, “Catholic Ink? Tattoos, Piercings, and the Pursuit of Holiness,” and he earned first place in the Best Reporting on Vocations to Priesthood, Religious Life or Diaconate category for his piece, “The Call of Duty: Priests, Seminarians Respond to Dire Need for Military Chaplains.” Liedl’s feature story for The Catholic Spirit, “Taking Back Sunday,” which highlighted efforts to rejuvenate a practice of the Sabbath, also received an honorable mention at the annual event. Catholic Press Awards acknowledge the outstanding work of its members as they strive to further the mission of the Church. Jim Schulz ’08 received the Republican nomination for Minnesota Attorney General in May and ran in the general election in November.

Journeying to a Citadel of Faith (Arouca Press,

2021). Sonnen, an editor based in Charlotte, North Carolina, wrote with the Catholic Studies student in mind, focusing on the aesthetical, historical, and literary foundations of Sant’Onofrio. He describes the Renaissance treasure as one of Rome’s best kept secrets.

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