Meet our Religious
Vocation Awareness Council
Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany
Seminarian Joe Aini
Deacon Samuel Bellafiore
My desire for the priesthood started around second grade. As I got older and tried to flee it, it only persisted...
Seminarian Russell Bergman
Seminarian Joseph Tuan Cao
Seminarian Matthew Duclos
Each seminarian and priest has his own vocation story and I’ve always been intrigued to learn about the origins of a vocation to the priesthood...
Deacon Kyle Eads
My attraction to the priesthood began when I was a young altar boy...
Seminarian Adam Feisthamel
College Seminarian Victor Gelfuso
Seminarian Kyle Gorenski
My name is Kyle Gorenski I'm 33 years old, I grew up in...
Seminarian Daniel McHale
My vocation story began in the fall semester of my junior year at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York...
Seminarian Matthew Houle
Seminarian Deacon Michael Melanson
Seminarian Peter Thien Van Nguyen
Seminarian Anthony Duyet Thanh Nguyen
I, Duyet Thanh Nguyen (Anthony), was born on June 16, 1994, and grew up at Tay Nguyen Highland...
Seminarian Charles Onyeneke
My desire for the priesthood started right from my childhood at the age of eight...
Seminarian Deacon James O'Rourke
Seminarian Robert Palyo
I have always felt called to serve God since I was young...
Seminarian Joseph Hien Pham
Seminarian Marko Pranic
Seminarian Nathan Resila
Seminarian Thomas Yakalis
Seminarian Stephen Yusko
I suppose it is fitting that I was accepted as a seminarian seven days after the year of Mercy began...
Aspirant Aldo Alvarez
Aspirant Peter Phu Lai
Aspirant Frandy Martinez
Aspirant Peter Seungtae Kim
Aspirant Anthony Onu
Aspirant Joseph Tuan Pham
Aspirant Matthew Scerbak
Aspitant Joseph Dai Van Tran
Aspirant Daniel Vallejo
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