Faculty

Rev. David B. Beaudry, M.A.

Adjunct Professor of Theology

Rev. Beaudry, a native of Green Bay, received his Master of Arts in 1982 from the Catholic University of America and was ordained a Roman Catholic priest for the Diocese of Green Bay, Wisconsin in 1982.  He received clinical pastoral training at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.  Currently, he is pastor of Holy Spirit Church in Daryboy/Kimberly, Wisconsin. He is also an Instructor for the Commissioned Ministry Leadership Program for the Diocese of Green Bay.  His areas of concentration are Sacramental Theology and Medical Ethics.


T. Robert Berchmans, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Theology

Born in Madras, India, Dr. Berchmans has completed higher education studies in India, Europe, and the United States. He received a doctorate  from Marquette University in 1999, and served as Chairperson of the Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy from 1996-2002.   Berchmans is author of A Study of Lonergan's Self-Transcending Subject and Kegan's Evolving Self. In addition, he is the Academic Coordinator for the Commissioned Ministry Leadership Program for the Green Bay Diocese. His areas of concentration include Systematic Theology, Moral Theology, and World Religions & Religious Traditions. Dr. Berchmans and his wife Charmaine have two children: Daniella and Everette. Email: robert.berchmas@sl.edu

 

Sister Mary Ann Spanjers, O.S.F., M.A.

Adjunct Professor of Theology

Sister Mary Ann Spanjers, O.S.F., a native of Mackville, Wisconsin, completed an MA in Theology and Religious Studies from St. John's University, NY in 2003. She spent ten years ministering in Lima, Peru, SA she attended Scripture courses offered from Universidad Catolica, Lima, Peru while teaching religion at Maria Reina grade and high Schools and in the Vespertina high school for young women working as domestics. She worked as Campus Minister for Champagnat University, developed and taught a college course on Methods for Teaching Religion and coordinated student teachers of religion from Champagnat University. Sister also coordinated a Catholic Mission in the Andes mountains of Trujillo for 15 villages with the Marianists priests and brothers. She has also taught in elementary/high schools in Petoskey, MI; Hilbert, WI; and Yuma, AZ. Currently she is serving as the Vocation Director for the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity.


Sister Marie Kolbe Zamora, S.T.L.

Instructor of Theology

A native of Houston, Texas, Sr. Marie Kolbe obtained degrees in both philosophy and theology from the University of St. Thomas in Houston.  Most recently, she received a License in Dogmatic Theology from Rome’s Pontifical Gregorian University and is currently engaged in writing a dissertation for a doctorate from the same university.  Her areas of concentration include medieval theology and philosophy with a focus on the writings of Saints Francis, Clare, Bonaventure and Thomas Aquinas; systematic theology in general with a focus on liturgical theology, sacraments and ecclesiology.  She is passionate about the New Evangelization and the intellectual / cultural formation of a new generation of Catholics who manifest and can articulate convicted faith in Christ to a post-modern world.  New to Silver Lake College of the Holy Family, Sr. Marie Kolbe serves as the director of its Theology Program.  Email: mariekolbe.zamora@sl.edu