Meet the Paulist Seminarians and Novices
Philip Catalanotto

Paulist novice Philip Catalanotto is a native of Long Island, NY, and a graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas College.

Deacon Ryan Casey, C.S.P.

Paulist Deacon Ryan Casey is a native of Rockford, IL, and a graduate of Augustana College.

Michael Cruickshank, C.S.P.

Paulist seminarian Mike Cruickshank hails from Chelmsford, MA, and was a financial advisor in New York City.

Evan Cummings, C.S.P.

Paulist seminarian Evan Cummings hails from Clearfield, UT, and earned his bachelor's degree at Utah State University.

Geno Flores, C.S.P.

Paulist seminarian Geno Flores is a Chicago native and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Deacon Michael Hennessy, C.S.P.

Paulist Deacon Michael Hennessy is a native of Manchester, NH, and a graduate of St. Anselm College.

Eric Hernandez

Paulist novice Eric Hernandez is a native of Corpus Christi, TX and a graduate of Texas A&M University.

Fr. Sam Matthiesen

Paulist novice Fr. Sam Matthiesen is from Olfen, TX, and holds degrees from Conception Seminarian College and the Oblate School of Theology.

Paolo Puccini, C.S.P.

Paulist seminarian Paolo Puccini, a Texas native, was a mechanical engineer before entering our seminary.

Richard Whitney, C.S.P

Paulist seminarian Richard Whitney is a Washington, D.C., native and a graduate of Northeastern University.