Monday, June 29, 2009

Aggie Vocations Update

Fr. Will Straten '00 was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Austin in June.

Fr. Pat Garrett '83 was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston in May.

Deacon Cesar "Charlie" Garza '02 was ordained a transitional deacon for the Diocese of Austin in May 2009.

Father Fred Bayler '79 was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Fairbanks, Alaska in June.

Sr. Gianna (Jennifer Junker '99) will make her final vows as a Dominican Sister of St. Cecilia on July 24 in Nashville.

Br. Mariano (Jon Demma '04) will make his final vows as a Franciscan Friar of the Renewal in August.

Sr Mary Sophia (Blinn student Melissa Prazak) made her first vows as a Holy Spirit Adoration Sister in May 2009.

Sr. Rose Marie (Shannon Schoppe '07) entered the novitiate for the Passionist Nuns july 26.

At least seven Aggies will enter the seminary this fall.


Catholic Charities said...

Our intern, Jeff Haecker, is one of those seven seminarians. He just graduated this past spring with a degree in History. He will start in the fall for the Diocese of Austin.

Marcel said...

Jeff is a good guy.

matthew archbold said...

that's amazing. God bless.