LATROBE, PENNSYLVANIA — Fourteen seminarians from Saint Vincent Seminary were installed to the Ministry of Reader on March 20, 2006 by The Most Reverend Wilton D. Gregory, S.L.D., Archbishop of Atlanta in the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. The seminarians are from two religious orders and eight dioceses and archdioceses.
ARCHDIOCESE OF ATLANTA
Ricardo Botello is the son of Franciso and Elitania Ayala Botello of Atlanta. He is a 1996 graduate of Secondaria Tecnico #100 in Morelio, Michoacan, Mexico. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from the University of Texas, El Paso, in 2005.
Salomon Garcia Cortes is the son of Alfredo Garcia Garrio Bribiesca and Maria Delfina Francisca Cortes of Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico. He is a 1998 graduate of Santa Maria de Guadalupe in Morelia, Michoacan. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy at Saint Joseph Seminary College in Saint Benedict, Louisiana, in 2005.
Dominic T. Tran, is the son of Cahn Tran and Ri Ha Tran. He is a 1991 graduate of Vinh An High School, Vietnam. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Divine Word College Seminary, Epworth, Iowa, in 2000.
ARCHDIOCESE OF CAMPINAS
Alexandre Souza E Silva de Moura was born November 26, 1974 in São Paulo, Brazil. He is the son of Maria Terezinha Souza E Silva de Moura of Piracicaba, São Paulo, Brazil. He is a graduate of EEPSG Sud Mennucci High School in Piraciacaba, São Paulo. He received a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Pontifical Catholic University at Campinas, São Paulo, in 2002
DIOCESE OF ALTOONA-JOHNSTOWN
Abuchi F. Nwosu is the son of Felicia Ukamaka Nwosu of Lagos, Nigeria. He is a 1993 graduate of the Model Comprehensive Boy’s School in Inyi, Enugu, Nigeria. He earned a bachelor of philosophy degree from Bigard Memorial Seminary in 1999.
DIOCESE OF COVINGTON
Matthew A. Cushing is the son of Dennis and Carol Cushing of Overland Park, Kansas. He is a 1993 graduate of Rockhurst High School, Kansas City, Missouri. He earned a bachelor of science degree in computer information systems from Devry University in 1997. He earned his master of divinity from Kenrick-Glennan Seminary in 2004.
DIOCESE OF PITTSBURGH
Daniel J. Langa is the son of David and Julia Ann Langa of Butler. He is a 2001 graduate of Slippery Rock High School. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Duquesne University in 2005.
Michael A. Zavage, Jr. is the son of Michael and Joan Zavage of Carmichaels. He is a 2001 graduate of Carmichaels Area High School. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Duquesne University in 2005.
DIOCESE OF STEUBENVILLE
Bradley W. Greer , is the son of Larry W. Greer of Lenoir, North Carolina and Claudette I. Triplette of Simpsonville, South Carolina. He is a 1996 graduate of South Caldwell High School, Hudson, North Carolina. He studied English and history from both Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, and North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
DIOCESE OF STEUBENVILLEORDER OF SACRED AND IMMACULATE HEARTS OF JESUS AND MARY
Brother Francis Dankoski, is the son of Dennis Dankoski of Steubenville and the late Diane Dankoski. He is a 1990 graduate of the School of Mary Immaculate-Chapel American School in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He earned a bachelor of philosophy degree from Franciscan University of Steubenville in 2000.
DIOCESE OF YOUNGSTOWN
Brian J. Cline is the son of James Cline of Austintown, Ohio, and Patricia Crawford of Elyria, Ohio. He is a 1999 graduate of Boardman High School in Boardman, Ohio. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in English from Pontifical College Josephinum in 2005.
Michael A. Marcelli is the son of Robert and Mairlyn Marcelli of Dorset, Ohio. He is a 1999 graduate of Pymatuning Valley High School, Andover, Ohio. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Pontifical College Josphinum in 2004.
SAINT VINCENT ARCHABBEY
Brother Joseph M. Adams, O.S.B., is a son of Paul V. and Rita A. Adams of Lusby, Maryland. He attended St. Catherine Laboure Parochial School in Wheaton, Maryland and is a 1982 graduate of Wheaton High School. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in history from Saint Vincent College in 2001. He began studies at Saint Vincent Seminary in 2005. He made simple profession of vows July 10, 1997 at Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica, and solemn profession of vows on July 11, 2000.
Brother Michael J. Gabler, O.S.B., is the son of Michael F. and Margaret A. Gabler of St. Marys. He attended St. Marys parochial school and is a 1985 graduate of Elk County Catholic High School. He earned a bachelor of science degree in M.I.S. from Penn State University in 1989.