Nine Seminarians Installed To Ministry of Reader
Nine men were installed in the Ministry of Reader on March 26 by Most Rev. Roger J. Foys, Bishop of Covington, at Saint Vincent Seminary. They are from the dioceses of Covington, Harrisburg, and Paterson, Saint Vincent Archabbey, Mount Saviour Monastery and Saint Joseph Monastery.
DIOCESE OF COVINGTON
Eric L. Andriot of Florence, Kentucky, is the son of the late Phil and Mary Andriot.
He is a 1992 graduate of Covington Catholic High School, Park Hills, and attended Thomas More College, Crestview Hills, Kentucky, where he studied business administration, from 2000 to 2003. He has an associate of applied science degree from Northern Kentucky University.
Michael Andrew Black of Horizon City, Texas, is the son of Carl and Rosa Black of Horizon City. He is a graduate of J.M. Hanks High School, El Paso. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy and theology from the University of Notre Dame in 2007.
DIOCESE OF HARRISBURG
Donald H. Bender, Jr., of Lancaster, is the son of Donald H. Bender, Sr., and Theresa Bender of Ephrata. He is a 1989 graduate of Ephrata Senior High School and received a bachelor of science degree in education from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh.
Ryan Michael Fischer is the son of Michael and Margaret Fischer of Lancaster. He graduated from Lancaster Catholic High School in 2003. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy and theology from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio in 2009.
DIOCESE OF PATERSON
Damian P. Zablocki of Newark is the son of Brenda G. Edwards of Holland, Ohio, and the late Bronislaw W. Zablocki. He is a 1996 graduate of Maumee High School, Maumee, Ohio. He also studied philosophy at Catholic University of America from 2006-2007.
SAINT VINCENT ARCHABBEY
Brother Pio (Peter Paul) Adamonis, O.S.B., is the son of Peter P. and Catherine Adamonis of Upland. He is a 1986 graduate of Saint James High School. He earned a bachelor of science degree in marketing from Penn State University in 1990. He entered the novitiate of Saint Vincent Archabbey in 2008, made simple profession of vows on July 10, 2009 and began studies at Saint Vincent Seminary in the fall of 2009.
Brother Isaac (Paul) Haywiser, O.S.B., is the son of Mark and Ellen Haywiser of Bethel Park. He is a 2005 graduate of Bethel Park High School, Bethel Park. He earned a bachelor of science degree in 2009 in management from Saint Vincent College. He enter the novitiate of Saint Vincent Archabbey in 2009 and made simple professon of monastic vows on July 9, 2010.
MOUNT SAVIOUR MONASTERY
Brother Thomas M. Colucci, O.S.B., of Bronxville, New York, is the son of Donald F. and Marilyn G. Colucci of Bardonia, New York. He is a monk of Mount Savior Monastery, Pine City, New York.
He is a 1974 graduate of Albertus Magnus High School, Bardonia. He earned a bachelor of science degree in general studies from Springfield College, Massachusetts, in 1979 and a master of science degree in health and fitness management from American University in 1981.
SAINT JOSEPH MONASTERY
Brother Matthew Nguyen, O.Cist., of Saint Joseph Monastery, Lucerne Valley, California, is the son of Thuc Van and Nam Be Thi Vo Nguyen of Vinh Long, Vietnam. He attended Hieu Phung High School, Vinh Long, graduating in 1999.