The Office of Seminarians is happy to announce that:
On June 28, 2018 at the 10:30 AM Closing Mass of Quo Vadis Days at Mater Delorosa Chapel at Our Lady of Sorrows Retreat House in St. Martinville, Alex Kirby Lancon was admitted into Candidacy for Holy Orders by Bishop Douglas Deshotel. In the Admission to Candidacy rite, the candidate for ordination publicly expresses his intention to receive ordination as a Deacon and subsequently as a Priest. Alex will be studying theology at the Pontifical North American College in Rome beginning August 2018. He is the son of Brad and Jamie Lancon and is sponsored by Assumption Church in Franklin. He completed his philosophy studies at St. Joseph Seminary in Covington in May 2018.