This morning two college-four students offered the oral portion of their capstone projects to members of the seminary faculty and their fellow students.
Gary Bass, a seminarian for the Diocese of Monterey, presented a project entitled "See through the Eyes of Gerard Manley Hopkins." He used several poems by Hopkins, including "God's Grandeur" and "As kingfishers catch fire." Dr. Seymour House served as his director. Sister Hilda Kleiman, OSB, served as his reader, and Dr. Mark Van Ness served as the English standards reader.
Michael Nguyen, a seminarian for the Diocese of Orange, entitled his project "Human Sexuality: The Language of the Body and the Desire for God." He incorporated the fields of biology, philosophy, and religion into his project. Dr. Andrew Cummings served as his director. Fr. Theodore Lange served as his reader, and Dr. Mark Van Ness served as the English standards reader.