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​Welcome to the website for the Office of Priestly Vocations of the Diocese of Grand Rapids, MI. This year twenty-five men from our diocese will be in seminary formation programs in preparation for ordination, seven of whom are new to formation. Thirteen of these men are at St. John Vianney College Seminary and twelve are at USML/Mundelein Seminary.

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St. Patrick
Portland, MI

Todd & Jennifer
Sarah, Marian
Check out the article on Jeff and his family at:
University of St. Thomas
St. John Vianney Seminary
St. Patrick Catholic School
Jeff enjoys running, reading, praying, and talking with people!

Who inspired you to be a priest?
I have been inspired to be a priest by Fr. Larry King, Fr. Michael Alber, St. John Vianney, and most of all, the Holy Spirit!

Why do you want to be a priest?
I want to be a priest be
cause I believe that this is what God wants for me, and because being a priest will bring me into closer contact with the love of my life, the Eucharist.

What do you love the most about seminary?
What I love most about the seminary is how much time we get to spend with the Eucharist!

What are you most grateful for?
I am most grateful for all the love I have received: the Love of God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit, the love of my family, and the love that I see in the people around me. 

Write to Jeffrey:
Mundelein Seminary
1000 E. Maple Avenue
Mundelein, IL  60060
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