Erie Seminarian To Be Ordained Priest June 8


Seminarian Rev. Mr. Andrew Boyd of Erie, who is studying for the Diocese of Erie, will be ordained to the priesthood on June 8 by Most Rev. Lawrence T. Persico, Bishop of Erie, on June 8 at Saint Peter Cathedral, Erie.

He received the master of divinity degree at the Seminary’s May 11 commencement. He was ordained to the transitional diaconate on April 22, 2017. The son of Michael A. and Margaret M. Boyd of Erie, he is a 2010 graduate of Cathedral Preparatory School. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Gannon University, Erie, in 2014. He received the Diakonia Award, given to the student nominated by the entire Seminary community, and chosen by the faculty. It honors a graduate who exhibits praiseworthy academic performance as well as service to the Seminary community through building student morale and spirit, exercising leadership within the community, and demonstrating creative outreach to others.