Alumni Association

STAYING CONNECTED

The Rome Experience alumni share in the unique experience of participating in a program whose impact will last a lifetime! Continue to foster your experience and stay in touch with our Alumni Association. Alumni benefit from invitations to special events, opportunities for ongoing formation and travel, national alumni directory, and much more. Please complete the form below to update your information:

 


 

CLASS DIRECTORIES

The Rome Experience
Class of 2019
CLASS LIST

Guillermo Alonso
Archdiocese of Los Angeles
St. John’s Seminary

JohnArmon Sabado Antolin
Diocese of St. Augustine
St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary

David Paul Bailey
Diocese of Tyler
Notre Dame Seminary

Sean Patrick Conroy
Archdiocese of Denver
St. John Vianney Seminary

Alex Thomas Dugas
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Athenaeum of Ohio

Ian Michael Gaston
Diocese of Orange
Mount Angel Seminary

Marc Bruno Gustinelli
Diocese of Palm Beach
St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary

Patrick Louis Held, Jr.
Diocese of Nashville
Notre Dame Seminary

Mackenzie Joseph Hill
Diocese of St. Augustine
St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary

Anthony Hoangphan
Archdiocese of Portland
Mount Angel Seminary

Stephen James Hughes
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Athenaeum of Ohio

Jonathan Michael Jergens
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Athenaeum of Ohio

Matthew Dean Knight
Archdiocese of Portland
St. Patrick Seminary

Fermin Luna
Archdiocese of Louisville
Athenaeum of Ohio

Nicholas Allen Nappier
Diocese of Tyler
Notre Dame Seminary

Chukwunonso Chidera Ohanaka
Diocese of Nashville
St. Meinrad Seminary

Ariel Francisco Orozco, Jr.
Archdiocese of Milwaukee
St. Francis de Sales Seminary

Louie Girard Reyes
Archdiocese of Los Angeles
St. John’s Seminary

Jesus Mauricio Rodriguez
Diocese of Brownsville
St. Mary’s Seminary

James Rome
Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux
Notre Dame Seminary

Enrique Sada-Coeto
Diocese of Austin
St. Mary’s Seminary

Jared Ingall Samson
Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Alexander Jose Sanchez
Diocese of St. Augustine
St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary

Jeffrey Alexander Stephens
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Athenaeum of Ohio

David Duy Hoang Tran
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Athenaeum of Ohio

Charles Christian Wilton
Diocese of Arlington
Mount St. Mary’s Seminary

The Rome Experience
Class of 2018
CLASS LIST

Dale Allder
Diocese of Lincoln, NE
Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary

James Beran
Diocese of Lincoln, NE
St. Charles Borromeo Seminary

Caleb De La Rosa
Diocese of Brownsville
St. Mary’s Seminary

Alejandro Garcia Angel
Diocese of Brownsville
St. Mary’s Seminary

Genaro Garza III
Diocese of Brownsville
St. Mary’s Seminary

Willard Hale IV
Archdiocese of Louisville
Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary of the West

Ethan Hoying
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary of the West

John Larochelle
Diocese of Worcester
St. John’s Seminary

Kevin Le Melle
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary of the West

Jacob Lindle
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary of the West

Cristian Lozada Solano
Diocese of Madison
St. Francis de Sales

Peter Okajima
Diocese of Brooklyn
Pope St. John XXIII National Seminary

Francisco Javier Onate-Vargas
Diocese of Charleston, SC
St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary

Enrique Piceno Jr.
Archdiocese of Los Angeles
St. John’s Seminary

Luke Prihoda
Diocese of Victoria in Texas
St. Mary’s Seminary

Austin Quick
Diocese of Springfield-in-Illinois
St. Meinrad Seminary

Ramon Reyes
Archdiocese of Los Angeles
St. John’s Seminary

Fernando Ricaud Cavazos
Diocese of Austin
St. Mary’s Seminary

Edward Seeley
Archdiocese of Los Angeles
St. John’s Seminary

Michael Willig
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary of the West

Broderick Witt
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Athenaeumn of Ohio

The Rome Experience
Class of 2017
CLASS LIST

Ricardo Arriola-Gonzalez
Diocese of Galveston-Houston
St. Mary’s Seminary

Adrian Cisneros
Diocese of Stockton
St. Patrick’s Seminary

Pedro Hernandez
Diocese of Brownsville
St. Mary’s Seminary

Edward Hoffman
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mt. St. Mary’s of the West

Louis Jacquemin
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mt. St. Mary’s of the West

Robert Johnson
Diocese of Lincoln, NE
Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary

Brandon Lopez
Diocese of Orange
St. John’s Seminary

Daniel Lopez
Archdiocese of Los Angeles
St. John’s Seminary

Patrick Magnor
Archdiocese of Milwaukee
St. Francis de Sales Seminary

Michael Masteller
Archdiocese of Los Angeles
St. John’s Seminary

Robert Moreno Jr.
Diocese of Brownsville
St. Mary’s Seminary

K. Scott Morgan
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mt. St. Mary’s of the West

Richard Odour
Diocese of Torit – South Sudan
Pope St. John XXIII Seminary

Matthew Pearson
Diocese of Madison
St. Andrew College Seminary

Ahu Tuan Phan
Diocese of Nashville
Notre Dame Seminary

Elijah Puthoff
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mt. St. Mary’s of the West

Jorge Rodriguez-Gomez
Diocese of Brownsville
St. Mary’s Seminary

Alec Sasse
Diocese of Lincoln, NE
St. Charles Borromeo Seminary

The Rome Experience
Class of 2016
CLASS LIST

JOSE ALFARO-PALOMINO
Diocese of Joliet
Mundelein Seminary

RICHARD CHILDRESS III
Diocese of Nashville
Pontifical College Josephinum

NAM DOAN
Diocese of Orange
St. John’s Seminary, CA

DANIEL GARCIA
Archdiocese of Los Angeles
St. John’s Seminary, CA

MATTHEW GILL
Diocese of Fall River, MA
St. John’s Seminary, MA

JOE HERNANDEZ JR.
Diocese of Brownsville
St. Mary’s Seminary

BENJAMIN JOHNSON
Diocese of Green Bay
Sacred Heart Parish

ANDREW KLEINE
Diocese of Kansas City- St. Joseph
Holy Apostles Seminary

CHRISTOPHER KOMOROSKI
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary of the West

BRIAN LAZARO
Archdiocese of Los Angeles
St. John’s Seminary, CA

ROBERT LITTLE
Diocese of Burlington
Saint John’s Seminary, MA

JAIME MUNOZ
Archdiocese of Los Angeles
St. John’s Seminary, CA

GERARDO OLIVERA-HERNANDEZ
Archdiocese of San Juan Puerto Rico
Mundelein Seminary

JESUS OLIVEROS-MARTINEZ
Diocese of Joliet
Pontifical College Josephinum

VINCENT RACANELLI
Diocese of Madison
Sacred Heart Major Seminary

PHILLIP SHIFFLET
Diocese of Orange
Mount Angel Seminary

ELKIN SIERRA
Archdiocese of Miami
St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary

MARK SIMPSON
Diocese of Nashville
Pontifical College Josephinum

JEREMY STUBBS
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary of the West

GRANT THIES
Diocese of Madison
St. Paul Seminary

ANDREW TOMONTO
Archdiocese of Miami
St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary

THOMAS WILLIS
Diocese of Worcester
St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary

The Rome Experience
Class of 2015
CLASS LIST

Michael Anani
Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
Holy Apostles Seminary

Hector Arvizu-Mancilla
Diocese of Tyler
Notre Dame Seminary

Omar Ayubi
Archdiocese of Miami
St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary

Mark Bredestege
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mount St. Mary’s of the West Seminary

Zachary Cecil
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mount St. Mary’s of the West Seminary

Christian Cone-Lombarte
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mount St. Mary’s of the West Seminary

William Fox III
Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
Holy Apostles Seminary

Roselio Fuentes-Jimenez
Diocese of Tyler
Notre Dame Seminary

Eric Garcia-Concepcion
Diocese of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Pope St. John XXIII Seminary

Brian German
Archdiocese of Miami
St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary

Andrew Infanger
Archdiocese of Milwaukee
St. Francis de Sales Seminary

Stephen Kenyon
Diocese of Portland in Oregon
Mount Angel Seminary

David Keyes
Diocese of Madison
Mount St. Mary’s of the West Seminary

Jose Lopez-Alvarez
Archdiocese of Miami
St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary

Jose Lopez-Vargas
Diocese of Green Bay
St. Francis de Sales Seminary

Bradley Nursey
Diocese of Gaylord
Pontifical College Josephinum

James Porter III
Diocese of Tulsa
Mount St. Mary’s of the West Seminary

Matthew Reckers
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mount St. Mary’s of the West Seminary

Steven Reeves
Diocese of Louisville
St. Meinrad Seminary

Daniel Seo
Diocese of Orange
St. John’s Seminary

Jeffrey Stegbauer
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mount St. Mary’s of the West Seminary

Arthur Taylan
Archdiocese of Los Angeles
St. John’s Seminary

Martin Duc Anh Vu
Diocese of Orange
St. John’s Seminary

The Rome Experience
Class of 2014
CLASS LIST

Dillon Barker
Diocese of Nashville
Pontifical College Josephinum

Craig Best
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mount St. Mary’s of the West Seminary

Adam Bradley
Diocese of Green Bay
St. Francis de Sales Seminary

Ion Chamorro
Archdiocese of Miami
St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary

Levi Cochenour
Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
Holy Apostles College and Seminary

Brent Crowe
Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon
Mount Angel Seminary

Jonathan Davis
Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
Holy Apostles College and Seminary

Daniel Daza-Jaller
Diocese of Palm Beach
St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary

Joseph Fessenden
Diocese of Nashville
Notre Dame Seminary

Mason Fraley
Archdiocese of Denver
St. John Vianney Seminary

Matthew Gomez
Archdiocese of Miami
St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary

James Handerhan
Diocese of Birmingham
Notre Dame Seminary

Philip Klaas
Diocese of Madison
Immaculate Conception College Seminary

Jarred Kohn
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mount St. Mary’s of the West Seminary

Steven Nolan
Diocese of Madison
St. Paul Seminary

Andrew Pacheco
Diocese of Santa Rosa in California
St. Patrick Seminary

Amado Ramos-Hernandez
Diocese of Austin
Notre Dame Seminary

Mauro Sanchez-Gonzalez
Diocese of Sioux City
St. John Vianney Seminary

Joseph Sanderson
Diocese of Burlington
St. John’s Seminary

Pedro Saucedo, Jr.
Archdiocese of Los Angeles
St. John’s Seminary

Andrew Smith
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mount St. Mary’s of the West Seminary

William Wheeler
Archdiocese of Los Angeles
St. John’s Seminary

Jacob Willig
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mount St. Mary’s of the West Seminary

The Rome Experience
Class of 2013
CLASS LIST

Oswaldo Agudelo
Archdiocese of Miami
St. Vincent DePaul Regional Seminary

Matthew Biedrzycki
Archdiocese of Philadelphia
St. Charles Borromeo Seminary

Gregory Bierbaum
Diocese of Colorado Springs
Blessed John XXIII National Seminary

Daniel Button
Diocese of Madison
St. John Vianney Seminary

Mark Cavara
Archdiocese of Philadelphia
St. Charles Borromeo Seminary

Callan Davis
Archdiocese of Boston
St. John’s Seminary

David Doseck
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mount St. Mary’s of the West Seminary

Shayne Duvall
Archdiocese of Louisville
St. Meinrad Seminary

Miguel Flores
Archdiocese of Chicago
Mundelein Seminary

J. Thomas Gignac
Archdiocese of Boston
St. John’s Seminary

Stephen Graeve
Diocese of Lincoln
Mount St. Mary’s Seminary

Ricardo Izquierdo
Diocese of Lincoln
Mount St. Mary’s Seminary

Darrell Kostiha
Diocese of Austin
St. Mary’s Seminary

Peter Langenkamp
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mount St. Mary’s of the West Seminary

Gervan Menezes
Diocese of Nashville
Assumption Seminary

Curtis Miller
Diocese of Burlington
St. John’s Seminary

Samuel Miloscia
Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
Pontifical College Josephinum

Daniel Morris
Archdiocese of Kansas City
Mundelein Seminary

Matthew Nagle
Archdiocese of Kansas City
Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Tuan Van Nguyen
Diocese of Bui Chu, Vietnam
St. John Vianney Seminary

Brandon Oman
Diocese of Marquette
Sacred Heart Major Seminary

Luis Pavon
Archdiocese of Miami
St. Vincent DePaul Seminary

Benjamin Rexroat
Diocese of Gaylord
Pontifical College Josephinum

Wisman Simeon
Diocese of Palm Beach
St. Vincent DePaul Seminary

Bradley Sjoquist
Diocese of Marquette
Sacred Heart Major Seminary

Andrew Teeter
Diocese of Madison
St. Gregory the Great Seminary

Michael Thiel
Diocese of Green Bay
St. Francis De Sales Seminary

Guillermo Trevino, Jr.
Diocese of Davenport
Mundelein Seminary

Alvaro Vega
Archdiocese of Miami
St. Vincent DePaul Seminary

Alexander Witt
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Mount St. Mary’s of the West Seminary

The Rome Experience
Class of 2012
CLASS LIST

Joseph Rice
Diocese of Worcester
Blessed John XXIII National Seminary

M. Michael Seeger
Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
Conception Seminary College

Yoelvis Gonzalez
Diocese of Memphis
Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Christopher Helle
Diocese of Lafayette in Indiana
Mount St. Mary’s Seminary

Daniel Shine
Diocese of Lafayette in Indiana
Mount St. Mary’s Seminary

Kevin Anstey
Diocese of Davenport
Mundelein Seminary

Benjamin Butler
Diocese of Nashville
Notre Dame Seminary

Joshua Barlett
Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
Pontifical College Josephinum

Gabriel Lickteig
Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
Pontifical College Josephinum

Jared Holzhuter
Diocese of Madison
Sacred Heart Major Seminary

Luke Patrick Syse
Diocese of Madison
Sacred Heart Major Seminary

Aaron Pohlen
Diocese of Sioux City
St. John Vianney Theological Seminary

Erik Reyes Vigil
Archdiocese of Denver
St. John Vianney Theological Seminary

Manolito S. Jaldon, Jr.
Archdiocese of San Francisco
St. Patrick Seminary and University

J. Scott Adams
Diocese of Palm Beach
St. Vincent DePaul Regional Seminary

Julio De Jesus
Archdiocese of Miami
St. Vincent DePaul Regional Seminary

Philip Timlin
Diocese of St. Augustine
St. Vincent DePaul Regional Seminary

The Rome Experience
Class of 2011
CLASS LIST

Bryan Christopher Amthor
Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
Pontifical College Josephinum

Ronald Wayne Cattany
Archdiocese of Denver
Blessed John XXII National Seminary

Raj Derivera
Diocese of Sacramento
Mount Angel Seminary

Stephen James Duquaine
Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana
Mount St. Mary’s Seminary

Christopher Edward Gernetke
Diocese of Madison
St. Paul Seminary

Nathan Paul Haverland
Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas
Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

David Michael Keegan
Diocese of St. Augustine
St. John Vianney Seminary

Ryan William Koster
Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
Pontifical College Josephinum

Tafadzwa Ronald Kushamba
Diocese of Madison
Sacred Heart Major Seminary

Lawrence Love
Diocese of Tyler
Blessed John XXII National Seminary

Christopher Micale
Diocese of Burlington
St. John’s Seminary

Justin Z. Pullikunnel
Archdiocese of Kingston, Ontario, Canada
St. Augustine Seminary

Jeremy Santos
Diocese of Sacramento
St. Patrick Seminary

Daniel Patrick Schmitz
Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas
Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Scott Daniel Valentyn
Diocese of Green Bay
Pontifical North American College

Curt Vogel
Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
Pontifical College Josephinum

The Rome Experience
Class of 2010
CLASS LIST

Erik Bakk
Diocese of Madison
Sacred Heart Major Seminary

Kevin Drew
Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Jeffrey Gardner
Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Thomas Haan
Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana
Mount St. Mary’s Seminary

John Hammond
Diocese of Nashville
Pontifical College Josephinum

Kevin Hurley
Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana
St. Meinrad School of Theology

Brendan Johnson
Diocese of Nashville
Pontifical College of the Josephinum

Jason Keas
Diocese of Colorado Springs
St. John Vianney Seminary

Adam Kerrigan
Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana
Mt. St. Mary Seminary

Gabriel Lopez-Betanzos
Diocese of Madison
Sacred Heart Major Seminary

Bryan Medlin
Diocese of Gaylord
Pontifical College of the Josephinum

Gregg Pedersen
Archdiocese of Denver
St. John Vianney Seminary

Trenton Schmidt
Archdiocese of Kansas City, KS
St. Mary of the Lake

Nicolaus Thai
Diocese of Orange
St. Patrick Seminary

The Rome Experience
Class of 2009
CLASS LIST

Andrew Dietz
Diocese of Rockford
St. Gregory the Great Seminary

Ryan Ford
Diocese of Marquette
Sacred Heart Seminary

John Grant
Diocese of Tulsa
St. John Vianney Seminary

Justin Hall
Diocese of Madison
St. John Vianney Seminary

Garrett Kau
Diocese of Madison
St. John Vianney Seminary

Benjamin Kneib
Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Joseph LaJoie
Archdiocese of Denver
St. John Vianney Seminary

Jean-Francois Lapierre
Archdiocese de Quebec
Grand Seminaire de Quebec

Terry McGowan
Diocese of Nashville
Pontifical College Josephinum

Gilbert Mashurano
Archdiocese of Chicago
St. Joseph Seminary

Samuel Morehead
Archdiocese of Denver
St. John Vianney Seminary

Ian Murphy
Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph
Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Jayd Neely
Diocese of Nashville
Notre Dame Seminary

Ryan O’Neill
Archdiocese of Denver
St. John Vianney Seminary

Thomas Ongige
Archdiocese of Chicago
St. Joseph Seminary

Richard Pagano
Diocese of St. Augustine
St. Vincent de Paul Seminary

Bryan Thompson
Diocese of Lake Charles, LA
Pontifical College Josephinum

Nicholas Thompson
Diocese of Marquette
Sacred Heart Seminary

 

NEWS & EVENTS

ALUMNI NEWS | CONGRATS TO THE ALL NEW VOCATIONS DIRECTORS

PHOTO: Fr. Robert Moreno, Jr., Fr. Joe Hernandez, Jr., Fr. Daniel Daza-Jaller, Fr. Matthew Gomez, and Fr. Pedro Hernandez   “He said to them, ‘The harvest is plentiful, but the […]

September 25, 2020

ALUMNI NEWS | PRIEST & DIACONATE ORDINATIONS 2020

PHOTO: 2020 Priest Ordinations – Archdiocese of Cincinnati The Board and staff of The Rome Experience congratulate the alumni of The Rome Experience who have been or will be ordained […]

June 3, 2020

ALUMNI NEWS | “From coast to coast…”

Fr. Daniel Daza-Jaller (Diocese of Palm Beach) and Fr. Peter Saucedo (Archdiocese of Los Angeles) are pictured here with several NET Ministries staff members. Fr. Daniel and Fr. Peter are […]

March 5, 2020

JOYFUL CHRISTMAS GREETINGS!

The Board and Staff of The Rome Experience wish you and yours a blessed Christmas full of love, gratitude and awe! ““Let us go over to Bethlehem and see this […]

December 23, 2019

ALUMNI NEWS | An Alum’s Royal Encounter

On October 13, 2019, Pope Francis celebrated the Holy Mass and Canonization of the Blesseds John Henry Newman, Giuseppina Vannini, Mariam Thresia Chiramel Mankidiyan, Dulce Lopes Pontes, and Marguerite Bays. […]

October 18, 2019

2020 EASTER SEMINAR FOR PRIESTS & SEMINARIANS

Alumni of The Rome Experience are invited to join us for: Thirty-Seventh Easter Seminar for Priests and Seminarians PREACHING IN SEASON & OUT OF SEASON: Evangelizing in a Culture of […]

September 23, 2019

Alumni News | Priest Ordinations 2019

The Board and staff of The Rome Experience congratulate the 18 alumni of The Rome Experience who were ordained to the priesthood this year. We assure you of our prayers […]

September 23, 2019

ANNOUNCING THE ROME EXPERIENCE 2020

Applications are now being accepted for The Rome Experience 2020. If you know a seminarian who would benefit from this program, please share this information with him and encourage him […]

September 23, 2019

CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF THE ROME EXPERIENCE

Given the challenges of the priesthood in the USA, several bishops gathered together in 2007 to establish a program for the formation of their seminarians that would help them develop […]

August 14, 2019

2019 Easter Seminar for Priests & Seminarians

Alumni of The Rome Experience are invited to join us for: THE CALL TO DISCIPLESHIP: MODELING AND BUILDING DISCIPLESHIP IN 21ST CENTURY CULTURE Thirty-sixth Easter Seminar for Priests and Seminarians […]

February 20, 2019

Join our team! We’re hiring.

The St. Josemaria Institute has two new job openings including the position of Program Coordinator for The Rome Experience. It is a part-time position in Downers Grove, Illinois. Whether you […]

November 19, 2018

THE GIFT OF THE ROME EXPERIENCE

Thank you to Peter Okajima, Class of 2018, for sharing the following short reflection on The Rome Experience: I am indebted to God and my Bishop, His Excellency Nicholas DiMarzio, […]

November 8, 2018