Catholic Student Association

Aloha! Welcome to CSA! Although a relatively small group of students, we are very proud to say that we have been growing in numbers and have growing closer and closer as a family. We are planning many different events this year so stay in touch! If you have any questions, then feel free to ask Father Hal in person or by email ( or just ask any of the following fellow Catholics whenever or wherever around school. Here's a few pretty awesome people who'd love to help you.

Name: Julian Theseira

Hometown: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

High School: SMK Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Freeman Asian Scholar Class of 2014

Major: College of Social Studies (CSS), German Studies

Interests: History, Religion, Languages, Literature, Cooking, Soccer, Astronomy, Biology

Favorite Saints: St. Augustine of Hippo, St. John Baptist de La Salle

Favorite Psalm: Psalm 34, especially

The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them;

   he delivers them from all their troubles.

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted

   and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

Favorite Bible Verse: Matthew 9: 35-38

35 Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness. 36 When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. 37 Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. 38 Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.”


 Name: Beatriz Pazmino Betancourt

Hometown: Quito, Ecuador

High School : Virgen de la Merced, Quito - Ecuador

Bachelor in Electrical Engineering

Graduate student at Wesleyan in Physics Department

Life goals: "ser libre para liberar" y "ser mas para sevir mejor"

(“be free to give freedom” and “be the best to serve better.” )

Songs to cheer up my soul: "Ven Señor Jesus","Alfarero" Hna. Glenda

Favorite Psalm 63, specially:

"You, God, are my God,

    earnestly I seek you;

I thirst for you,

   my whole being longs for you,

In a dry and parched land

   where there is no water.

Sports: Volleyball and Running

Favorite activities: Knowing something new; like places, subjects, sports...



Name: Erin Chase

Hometown: San Antonio, Texas

Class of 2015

Potential Double Major: Government and Religion

Lives at: French Hall

"I am interested in how the behavior of government and the beliefs of religions might be significant in being a social entrepreneur."

Erin spends his free time having conversation over coffee, organizing social justice projects, and observing pop culture.

Wesleyan Activities: Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO)-Wesleyan Executive Team Member, Healthy and Open Middletown Engagements (HOME)-Co-Founder, Co-Director

Catholic Student Organization

San Antonio Activities: St. Anthony Alumni Association- Director of Alumni Inspire Committee

Favorite Television Shows: 30 Rock, Dexter

Favorite Band: Red Hot Chili Peppers