Meet the Paulist Seminarians and Novices
Deacon Matthew Berrios, C.S.P.

Paulist Deacon Matthew Berrios is a native of Grand Rapids, MI, and a graduate of Grand Valley State University.

Ryan Casey, C.S.P.

I am very excited about getting back into the classroom and to engage in discussions about Jesus’ life, scripture and priestly mission.

Michael Cruickshank, C.S.P.

My education has been more technical in nature, so the theology classes are something new and force me to think about things in a different way.

Evan Cummings, C.S.P.

I love the chance to explore my vocation with other like-minded individuals.

Geno Flores

Geno Flores joined our novitiate in August, 2016. A Chicago native, he is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Michael Hennessy, C.S.P.

Michael Hennessy made his first promises to the Paulist Fathers in 2013. He is a native of Manchester, NH, and a 2004 graduate of St. Anselm College.

Deacon Steven Petroff, C.S.P.

Paulist Deacon Steven Petroff is a native of Clarkston, MI. He is alumnus of Oakland University in Rochester, MI, and Georgetown University.

Paolo Puccini, C.S.P.

I am also blessed with company of many amazing priests and seminarians during our meals in community.

David Rice

David Rice joined our novitiate in August, 2016. He hails from Chatham, OH, and is a graduate of John Carroll University in Cleveland.

Jacob Taylor

Jacob Taylor joined our novitiate in August, 2016. He hails from Knoxville, TN, and is a graduate of the University of Tennessee.

Deacon Stuart Wilson-Smith, C.S.P.

The opportunity to better know our God through philosophy and theology, using the gifts of reason and revelation, is a truly exciting prospect for me.

Richard Whitney, C.S.P

I enjoy the opportunity to grow spiritually, intellectually, and socially while learning how I can serve God to the best of my ability.