2013 Seminarians

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Gabriel Lickteig Lickteig,_G_2011

Gabe Lickteig is an alum of St. Patrick’s School and St. Pius X High School.  Gabe is currently at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio, and, God-willing, will conclude his studies for the priesthood in 2015.  Please keep Gabe in your prayers!

 

Andrew Mattingly.Mattingly,_A_2011

Andy Mattingly was our summer seminarian for 2013, and has returned to the North American College in Rome to conclude his studies, God-willing, in 2015.  Please keep Andy in your prayers!  He says:

“I’m 24 years old, and grew up in northern Florida until I was 13, at which point my family moved to St. Joseph.  I am the oldest of 3, with 2 younger sisters.  I attended Bishop Leblond High School (where both of my sisters currently attend) and then a brief one semester stint at Benedictine College in Atchison, KS before transferring to Conception Seminary.  After 3 1/2 years there, I was sent to study in Rome, where I am wrapping up my 2nd year of theological studies.  I enjoy playing soccer, as well as a sport that is perhaps a little more obscure, disc golf. As I have had little prior substantial parish experience, I am very excited to spend the summer at St. Patrick’s, hoping to learn all I can in these brief six weeks before heading back to Rome for another few years of theological studies.  God willing, I hope to be ordained a priest in 2015.  Please pray for me. ”   ~Andy

St. Patrick’s Hosts Northland Serrans for 2013-14

St. Patrick’s is proud to host the 2013-14 monthly gatherings for the Northland Serrans, our regional supporters of religious vocations.  Serra is an international body who work to foster and support the call to religious life, diaconate and priesthood, and we are blessed to have three active groups throughout the Kansas City area (Northland; KC; South-Eastern).  For more information on supporting the call to ordained and consecrated life in the Northland, contact John Lusero at 587-0514, or jluse@aol.com