Students receive ministry of lector at Saint Meinrad

Friday, February 16, 2024

Twelve priesthood students from Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, St. Meinrad, IN, received the ministry of lector on February 15, in the Seminary’s St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel. Archbishop Charles Thompson, of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, installed the lectors.

The seminarians receiving the ministry were:

  • Christian R. Collopy and Caleb S. Goff, Diocese of Manchester, NH

  • Casey M. Deal, Archdiocese of Indianapolis

  • Nathan C. Folz, Diocese of Evansville, IN

  • Tristan W. Frisk, Diocese of Shreveport, LA

  • Michael V. Hickey, Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN

  • Nicholas E. Hickman, Diocese of Knoxville, TN

  • Michael Mong’are Ooga, FMH, Franciscan Missionaries of Hope

  • Moses G. Ndung’u, Glenmary Home Missioners

  • Junwoo (Andrew) Park, Diocese of Busan, South Korea

  • Jude Angel Romero, OSB, Saint Meinrad Archabbey

  • James P. Southard, Diocese of Tulsa, OK

The ministry of lector is conferred upon those who prepare and proclaim readings from Scripture at Mass and other liturgical celebrations. A lector also may recite psalms between the readings and present the intentions for the general intercessions.