The Most Rev. Steven J. Raica, Bishop of Gaylord, conferred the Ministry of Lector during an all-seminary Mass on Wednesday, Mar. 16. Conferrence of this ministry is an important step on the path to priesthood.
Pictured (l-r) are: Angel Valdez, Diocese of El Paso; John Bauer, Gaylord; Deacon Al Pillarelli, also of Gaylord, who served as deacon for the rite; Noe Mendiola, El Paso; Doug Sumowski, Belleville; Bishop Raica; José Carlos Miguel Lopez, Glenmary Home Missioners; Michael Leiker, Salina; Msgr. Ross Shecterle, president-rector; Br. Bernard Aberion, Society of Our Mother of Peace; and Paul Wilkin, Society of the Divine Savior.