Meet Our Staff

Shawn Colberg
Dean, Saint John's School of 
Theology and Seminary

John Klassen
Abbot, Saint John's Abbey
Michael Patella
Rector, Saint John's Seminary
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 Alex Blechle

Director of Admission 

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Amy Wen

Associate Director of Admission

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Hallie Barsody

Associate Director of Admission

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Grace Ellens
Director of Development and Alumni Relations
Theresa Reichert
Associate Director of Development and Alumni Relations
Mary Wolff
Development and Alumni Associate

Program Directors

Donelle Poling
Director of Conversatio: Creating a Culture of Encounter
Anthony Ruff
Director of the National Catholic Youth Choir
Barbara Sutton
Director of Thriving Congregations Initiative

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Faculty Bio

Sam Rahberg
Director of Spiritual Direction Graduate Certificate Program
Daniella Zsupan-Jerome
Director of Formation and Field Education

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Student Services

Jennifer Meyer
Finance Manager
Patty Weishaar
Director of Student Services and Faculty Support
David Wuolu
Theology Librarian

Theology Research