Saint Meinrad Archabbey

A catholic monastery devoted to the teachings of St. Benedict


Students receive ministry of lector

February 22, 2016

Lector -ministry -for -webSeventeen priesthood students from Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, St. Meinrad, IN, received the ministry of lector on February 18, 2016, in the Seminary's St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel. Archbishop Joseph Tobin, of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, installed the lectors.

The seminarians receiving the ministry were:

Gregory Bentley and Aldrin Tayag, Diocese of Lexington
Michael Bialorucki and Peter Grodi, Diocese of Toledo
Ross Caniglia and Timothy Pick, Diocese of Sioux City
Anthony Cecil Jr. and Steven Reeves, Archdiocese of Louisville
Patrick Gilbreath and Michael Harp, Archdiocese of Mobile
Luke Hassler and Andrew Thomas, Diocese of Evansville
John Herrera, Archdiocese of Oklahoma City
Samuel Mungai and Aloysius Ssendawula, Glenmary Home Missioners
Kirt Prospere, Diocese of Bridgetown, Barbados
Mark Schuster, Diocese of Knoxville

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.

Photo: Andrew Thomas is installed as lector by Archbishop Joseph Tobin.