LATROBE, PENNSYLVANIA — Ten Saint Vincent seminarians from seven dioceses and one abbey were installed in the Ministry of Reader on March 8 by Most Rev. Thomas J. Tobin, D.D., Bishop of Youngstown at the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica.
The seminarians are Br. Shawn Anderson, O.S.B., and Br. Stephen Patrizio, O.S.B., Saint Vincent Archabbey; William Dorner and Barry O’Leary of the Diocese of Pittsburgh; Stephen Pontzer of the Diocese of Savannah; Douglas Ondeck of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston; William Barron of the Diocese of Erie; Timothy Marcoe of the Diocese of Harrisburg; Matthew Albright of the Diocese of Youngstown; and Seth Wymer of the Diocese of Steubenville.
SAINT VINCENT ARCHABBEY
Brother Shawn Anderson, O.S.B., is the son of Colleen L. Anderson of Clearfield and the late James Anderson. He is a 1987 graduate of Clearfield Area High School. He received a bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from Duquesne University in 1992 and studied philosophy at Franciscan University of Steubenville.
Brother Stephen J. Patrizio, O.S.B. is the son of Pat and Roberta Patrizio of Pittsburgh. He is a 1994 graduate of Plum Senior High School. He earned a bachelor of science degree in human development and family studies from Penn State University in 1999, and has done graduate work in theology at Franciscan University of Steubenville. His brother is Nicholas A. Patrizio of Highlands, New Jersey.
DIOCESE OF PITTSBURGH
William E. Dorner is the son of Adrianne Frollini of Pittsburgh. He is a 1991 graduate of Shaler Area High School. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in history from Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 1995 and a master of arts degree in secondary social studies from the University of Pittsburgh in 1997. He received a master of arts degree in philosophy from Duquesne University in 2003.
Barry P. O’Leary of Pittsburgh graduated from St. Anselm High School, Swissvale, in 1967. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in English literature from the University of Pittsburgh in 1978 and a master of science degree in education from Duquesne University in 1985. He earned a master of education degree from Carlow Collge in 1993, majoring in educational leadership.
DIOCESE OF SAVANNAH
Stephen J. Pontzer is the son of Joseph H. and Carol J. Pontzer of Athens, Georgia. He is a 1985 graduate of Cedar Soals High School in Athens. He attended the University of Georgia from 1985 to 1993 where he earned a bachelor of science degree in forest resources.
DIOCESE OF WHEELING-CHARLESTON
Douglas A. Ondeck is the son of Andrew F. and Mary E. Ondeck of Wheeling, West Virginia. He is a 1988 graduate of John Marshall High School, Glendale, West Virginia. He studied at the Pontifical College Josephinum, Columbus, Ohio, from 1997 to 1999. He received a bachelor of arts degree in Catholic Theology from Saint Vincent College in 2002.
DIOCESE OF ERIE
William R. Barron is the son of Patrick and Michelle Barron of Erie. He is a 1999 graduate of Cathedral Preparatory School, Erie. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in political science from Gannon University in 2003.
DIOCESE OF HARRISBURG
Timothy D. Marcoe is the son of David and Debra Marcoe of Whitehall. He is a 1997 graduate of Whitehall High School. He earned a bachelor of science degree in meteorology from Millersville University in 2001.
DIOCESE OF YOUNGSTOWN
Matthew J. Albright is the son of George J. and Margaret E. Albright of Alliance, Ohio. He is a 1999 graduate of Marlington High School, Alliance. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Pontifical College Josephinum, Columbus, in 2003.
DIOCESE OF STEUBENVILLE
Seth T. Wymer is the son of Thomas P. Wymer of Wheeling, W.V., and Linda J. Wymer of Tiltonsville, Ohio. He is a 1999 graduate of St. Johns Catholic Central, Bellaire, Ohio. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in English from Pontifical College Josephinum, Columbus, Ohio, in 2003.