Two monks studying at Saint Vincent Seminary who are from Saint Andrew Abbey in Cleveland, will be ordained on May 26. Brother Louis Carey, O.S.B., will be ordained to the priesthood and Brother Conrad Wald, O.S.B., will be ordained to the diaconate by Most Rev. Nelson Perez, Bishop of Cleveland, at 10:30 a.m. at Saint Andrew Abbey.
Brother Louis, of Cleveland received the master of divinity degree at the May 11 commencement. He was ordained to the diaconate on June 3, 2017, and will be ordained to the priesthood on May 26, 2018. The son of Martin Francis Carey and Kathleen Carey of Euclid, Ohio, he is a 1988 graduate of Benedictine High School, Cleveland. He has an associate degree in applied electronic technology (1991) and a bachelor of electronic engineering technology (1993) from ETI Technical College. He studied philosophy at John Carroll University, University Heights, Ohio, graduating in 2012.
Brother Conrad, of Saint Andrew Abbey, Cleveland, is the son of Udo S. Wald of Bainbridge Island, Washington, and Hannelore K. Sturm-Singh of Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. He is a 1982 graduate of Northside High School, Atlanta, Georgia. He earned the A.B. degree from the University of Georgia, Athens, in 1986, majoring in political science. He completed a master of arts degree in political science at the Ohio State University in 1988.