Our Seminarians

Meet Our Seminarians

Theology III

Christopher Pujol

Theology II

Andrew Hamilton

Theology I

Craig Alexander

Theology I

David Slusarick

Pre-Theology I

Kevin Richardson

College II

Jeremy Zawelensky

College I

Zachary Lentz

Theology III

Christopher Pujol

Christopher Pujol graduated from Valley High School in New Kensington in 2012 and in 2016 he earned his bachelor’s degree in international relations from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh. He is attending Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. In his free time, he enjoys studying languages, reading about medieval history and global politics, playing tennis, camping and hiking.

Home Parish:Mount St. Peter Parish, New Kensington

Theology II

Andrew Hamilton

Andrew Hamilton graduated salutatorian of his Ford City High School Class of 2015. He went on to attend Saint Vincent College in Latrobe to major in history. He was then accepted into the priestly formation program for the diocese in the spring of 2016. In the spring of 2019, Andrew graduated from Gannon University and completed college seminary at St. Mark Seminary in Erie. He is attending Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe.

Home Parish:Christ, Prince of Peace Parish, Ford City

Theology I

Craig Alexander

Craig Alexander, originally from Harrisburg, recently retired from Penn-Dot as a Roadway Programs Technician Supervisor. He is currently a Seminary student at Saint Vincent Seminary, Latrobe. He enjoys reading, walking, hockey, and Sudoku.

Home Parish:St. Peter Parish, Elizabethtown

Theology I

David Slusarick

David Slusarick earned his undergraduate degree in Journalism and Business Management from West Virginia University, then he continued earning a Master’s in Education Leadership Studies. Most recently he worked as a Senior Districe Executive for the Boy Scouts of America. He is currently a Seminary student at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania. In his free time he enjoys listening to music, reading, community service, and spending time in the outdoors. He is a parishioner of St. Therese de Lisieux, Uniontown.

Home Parish:St. Therese de Lisieux, Uniontown

Pre-Theology I

Kevin Richardson

Kevin Richardson graduated in 2018 from California University of Pennsylvania with a BS in History and has been working as a substitute teacher for the Laurel Highlands School District. He is active at St. John the Evangelist Parish, Uniontown helping with the children’s liturgy of the word, video production of Mass, bible school, and greeter. In his free time you might catch him researching his genealogy. He has been assigned to St. Mark Seminary and Gannon University in Erie.

Home Parish:St. John the Evangelist Parish, Uniontown

College II

Jeremy Zawelensky

Jeremy is a 2019 graduate of Greater Latrobe Senior High School. He was very active in many activities in High school. At St Cecilia he serves as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, altar server, choir member, and has been actively helping with Vacation Bible School and Youth Group. He has had his eye on the priesthood since a very young age and will start his college studies at Saint Mark Seminary and Gannon University, Erie in the fall of 2019.

Home Parish:St. Cecilia Parish, Whitney

College I

Zachary Lentz

High School. He has been very active volunteering at St. Paul Church, Greensburg as an altar server, lector and event volunteer. He is an Eagle Scout and has studied Spanish, German and Latin. Zachary has been assigned to Saint Mark Seminary and Gannon University, Erie.  He will begin seminary formation in the fall of 2020.

Home Parish:St. Paul Parish, Greensburg