odd Cooper holds an M.A. in Theology from Mt. Angel Seminary and an S.T.B. (Bachelor of Sacred Theology) from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy from Mt. Angel Seminary. He was the Director of Pastoral Services and is now the Director of the Department of Special Ministries for the Archbishop. He has worked for the Archdiocese of Portland since 1999. He brings his passion for the Catholic faith and life to the Lay Ministry Formation Program.