Vocations Updates

Father Rene Pellessier Ordained in at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Lafayette, La.

Father Rene Pellessier, 27, was ordained a priest on Saturday, June 10, in Lafayette, La. Father Pellessier hopes eventually to serve on active duty in the U.S. Navy with endorsement and faculties from the AMS.  Read full news release.

Father Samuel Schneider ordained in weekend Mass

SUPERIOR, WIS. – The Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS), is celebrating the priestly ordination of a prospective U.S. Navy chaplain this past weekend.  Father Samuel Schneider, 26, was ordained a priest on Sunday, June 4, in Superior, Wis. Father Schneider hopes eventually to serve on active duty in the U.S. Navy with endorsement and faculties from the AMS.  Read full news release.

Rev. Mr. Jay Horning reaches milestone in formational journey toward priesthood

FORT WAYNE, IND. – Reverend Mr. Jay Horning, a candidate for the Catholic priesthood and United States military chaplaincy, was ordained a transitional deacon on Saturday, May 20, in Fort Wayne, Ind. He hopes eventually to serve as a Catholic chaplain in the United States Army with endorsement and faculties from the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS).  Read the full news release.

Diaconal ordination of Rev. Mr. Michael Metz marks next-to-last step before priestly vows

ATLANTA, GA. – The Reverend Mr. Michael Metz, a candidate for the Catholic priesthood and United States military chaplaincy, was ordained a transitional deacon Saturday, May 27, in Atlanta, Ga. Deacon Metz is on track to be ordained a priest in June of 2018, and he hopes eventually to serve as a Catholic chaplain in the United States Army with endorsement and faculties from the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS).  Read the full news release.