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Welcome

​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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616-288-0910
360 Division Ave. S. Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Pre-theology I
St. Mary Great Mother of God 
Lowell, MI


Parent:
Godfrey & Geraldine Vander Werff


Siblings:
Molly Klimas, Sara Vander Werff, Robert Vander Werff, Father Bill Vander Werff, Margaret Bollin, Anne O’Neill, Rebecca DeWeerdt


Education:
Grand Rapids Catholic Central

University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein Seminary – Mundelein, IL


Hobbies: 

Who inspired you to be a priest?

Why do you want to be a priest

What do you look most forward in the seminary? 

What are you most grateful for? 

Write to Matthew in care of:
Mundelein Seminary
1000 E. Maple Avenue
Mundelein, IL  60060
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