Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta


Four Enter Seminary

Published November 9, 2006

St. Vincent Seminary welcomed 19 new students for the 2006-2007 school year. The students represent nine dioceses, including the Archdiocese of Atlanta and the Dioceses of Charleston, S.C., and Savannah.

The four seminarians from the Archdiocese of Atlanta are:

Jasen Lee Blehm of Acworth, the son of Nicholas and Connie Blehm. He is a 1999 graduate of Craven Community College, Havelock, N. C., and studied philosophy at St. Joseph Seminary College, St. Benedict, La.

Carlos Antonio Florez of Atlanta, a 1999 graduate of Juan Manuel Rudas High School, Remolino, Colombia. He received a diploma in philosophy from Seminary Maria Inmaculada in Garzon, Colombia, in 2003.

Thang Minh Pham of Oakwood, the son of Tuong Minh Pham and Bay Thi Le. He is a graduate of Centre Louis Joliette, L’Education Pour Adults, Quebec, Canada. He attended College de Limoilou in Quebec and earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from St. John’s University, Queens, N.Y., in 2005.

Carlos Eduardo Vargas-Silva of Atlanta, the son of Jaime Vargas and Mariana Silva of Florencia, Colombia. He is a 1986 graduate of Colegio Juan Bautista Migani in Florencia. He earned a diploma from the Angelicum in Rome in 1999, studying international law. His undergraduate degree from St. Thomas University in 2000 was in law.