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CSE Center for Ministry and Spirituality Holds Pastoral Ministry Certificate Commencement

CSE Center for Ministry and Spirituality Holds Pastoral Ministry Certificate Commencement


MORRISTOWN, N.J. (May 24, 2013)
– Twenty-three students from the College of Saint Elizabeth (CSE) Center for Ministry and Spirituality's Lay Ministry Certificate program celebrated Commencement ceremonies in Evening Prayer at Holy Family Chapel on the College's campus, 2 Convent Road, Morristown, N.J., on May 22, 2013. Graduates serve parishes throughout New Jersey as leaders in parish life ministry, religious education, and youth and young adult ministry.

The CSE Center for Ministry and Spirituality offers three distinct lay ministerial certificate programs, including Parish Life Ministries, Religious Education, and Youth and Young Adult Ministry. Each certificate is a 25-credit program taught at the undergraduate level. Courses are offered in both English and Spanish and include both classroom and on-line experiences.

This year’s graduates are listed below, along with their home towns and parishes:

Parish Life Ministry:

  • Midelys A. Caba, Camden, N.J. – Holy Name Parish, Camden, N.J.
  • Maira A.Castillo, Northfield, N.J. – Saint Gianna Parish, Northfield, N.J.
  • Erick Duran, Northfield, N.J. – Saint Gianna Parish, Northfield, N.J.
  • Maria Duran, Northfield, N.J. – Saint Gianna Parish, Northfield, N.J.
  • Reynaldo Gonzalez, Sickleville, N.J. – St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Camden, N.J.
  • Patricia A. Gutierrez, Bridgeton, N.J. – Immaculate Conception Parish, Bridgeton, N.J.
  • Antonio  A. Jimenez, Camden, N.J. – St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Camden, N.J.
  • Elpidio C. Jimenez, Camden, N.J. – St. Joseph Pro-Cathedral, Camden, N.J.
  • Daniel Matos, Morristown, N.J. – St. Margret of Scotland Church, Morristown, N.J.
  • Sonia Morales, Camden, N.J. – St. Bridget Parish, Glassboro, N.J.
  • Lucille Plantemoli, Chatham, N.J. – St. Patrick’s Parish, Chatham, N.J.
  • Ana D. Ramos, Camden, N.J. – St. Joseph Pro-Cathedral , Camden, N.J.
  • Maritza F. Ramos, Camden, N.J. – St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Camden, N.J.
  • Hilda Rodriguez, Camden, N.J. – St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Camden, N.J.
  • Linda L. Salmeri, Sparta, N.J. – Our Lady of the Lake, Sparta, N.J.
  • Luz D. Sannino, Pennsauken, N.J. – St. Cecilia Parish, Pennsuaken, N.J.
  • Luz C. Serrano, Landisville, N.J. – Queen of the Angels Parish, Landisville, N.J.
  • Maria A. Serrano, Landisville, N.J. – Queen of the Angels Parish, Landisville, N.J.
  • Barbara Sykora, Williamstown, N.J. – St.Isidore the Farmer Parish, Vineland, N.J.
  • Jesus Tapia, Pennsauken, N.J. – St. Joan of Arc Parish, Camden, N.J.
  • Maria del C. Vélez, Camden, N.J. – Holy Name Parish, Camden, N.J.

Religious Education:

  • Teresa Reyes, Camden, N.J. – St. Joseph Pro-Cathedral, Camden, N.J.

Youth and Young Adult Ministry:

  • Sister Gilliam A. Jerome, SSM, Denville, N.J. – Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother, Denville, N.J.
  • Linda L. Salmeri, Sparta, N.J. – Our Lady of the Lake, Sparta, N.J.
  • Teresa Reyes, Camden, N.J. – St. Joseph Pro-Cathedral, Camden, N.J.