Lectors

Wendell laurent

Wendell J. Laurent

Lector / Associate Producer

Wendell J. Laurent currently works as the Vocation Team Coordinator for the East Coast provinces of the Society of Jesus. He holds a B.A. in Theater and Communications from Loyola University in New Orleans and an M.A. in Pastoral Ministry from Caldwell University in New Jersey. Wendell is an experienced spiritual director and retreat facilitator, as well as a talented graphic designer and video producer (www.MagisMedia.com). He also sings with the Ignatian Schola, a New York-based vocal ensemble dedicated to exploring prayer through vocal music.

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Ronalde rameau

Ronalde Marie Rameau

Lector

Ronalde Marie Rameau, first born of a family of seven, in Haiti, West Indies, pursued Post-graduate Studies in General Medicine and graduated "Docteur en Medecine" MD, specialized in Anesthesia and obtained a license to practice General Medicine and Anesthesiology. Ronalde migrated to the United States where she specialized and began a career in Surgical and Clinical Pathology with subspecialization in Cytopathology. For three years she studied Scripture and Liturgy at The National Center of The Haitian Apostolate and was instructed by Reverend Guy Sansaricq now Bishop in the Diocese of Brooklyn.

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Jackie perez

Jacqueline C. Perez

Lector

Jackie is a parishioner at St. Francis Xavier Church in Manhattan where she has trained and serves as a lector, eucharistic minister and hospitality minister. A music minister as well, she serves as cantor and guest director of music at Xavier and for other liturgical events and parishes in and around the New York City area. In addition to the St. Francis Xavier Choir, Jackie is a co-founder and co-director of The Ignatian Schola and member of the professional choral ensemble group, Choral Chameleon under the direction of Vince Peterson.

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Hector lozada

Héctor R. Lozada

Lector

Héctor R. Lozada was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is an associate professor of marketing in the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University in New Jersey, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in marketing and global business. Héctor holds a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Puerto Rico (1980), an MBA in Marketing from Xavier University (Ohio, 1985), and a Ph.D. in Marketing from the University of Kentucky (1990). He has over 40 articles published in journals or edited books, and over 50 presentations in conferences in the U.S. and abroad.

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Rob skolits

Rob Skolits

Lector

Rob Skolits hails from Flemington, NJ, where he grew up as one of 8 children. He is an active parishioner at St. Malachy's Church, where he serves as lector and cantor and is a member of the St. Malachy's choir. He is a professional actor and has worked regionally and locally, including productions at Metropolitan Playhouse, E.S.T., and Lincoln Center. He holds a B.A. in Mathematics from Dartmouth College.

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Barbara broughton

Barbara Broughton

Lector

Barbara Broughton is a parishioner at Saint Malachy's Parish, where she serves as a Lector and a Trustee. She has been a professional actor in NYC for over 35 years, appearing often both on and off Broadway. She also works in regional theatres across the country and has worked extensively in commercials, film, television and voice-overs. She and her husband reside in New York City.

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Katie yamulla

Katie Yamulla

Lector

Katie Yamulla is a parishioner at Saint Malachys where she serves as a lector and cantor. As a professional actress and a member of AEA, she has appeared regionally and locally with such companies as Theater for the New City, The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, and the Neighborhood Playhouse. Katie is also an active member of both the Workshop Theater Company and the American Renaissance Theater Company and is the co-artistic director of Me & She Productions. www.katieyamulla.com

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Robert allan arno

Robert-Allan Arno

Lector

Actor, announcer, teacher and author, Robert-Allan Arno has voiced thousands of national radio and TV commercial campaigns. The former host of radio's innovative "Gospel Gold," Robert was warmly known as "Brother Bob," for his rich bass-baritone vocal texture as well as his inspiring enthusiasm. Robert is part of the Lector Ministry at St. Malachy's--The Actors' Chapel, Manhattan and recently presented Pope John Paul II's Letter to Artist's at the church's "Look at the World" concert.

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