Photo Gallery Click a photo to see an enlarged version of photos or play them as a slideshow. Transitional Diaconate 2019 Bishop Persico with Deacons Holland and PetroneKevin Holland at rehearsalJoe Petrone at rehearsalChurch prays the Litany of the Saints for the deacon candidatesPrayer of OrdinationFr. Richards vests Deacon Petrone and Fr. McElrath vests Deacon HollandDeacon Petrone receives Book of the GospelsDeacon Holland receives Book of the GospelsBishop Persico imposes hands on Kevin HollandBishop Persico imposes hands on Joe PetronePetrone FamilyHolland Family 2018 – 2019 Seminary Photos: Chris Wheeler’s institution as Lector, St. Vincent Seminary, February 27, 2019.Ben Daghir (right) is admitted to the Ministry of Lector, at St. Mary’s Seminary & University, February 7, 2019. Photo credit: Larry Canner PhotographyBen Daghir (2nd from left) during Eucharistic Prayer, at Mass and Lector Installation, February 7, 2019. Photo credit: Larry Canner PhotographyReception after Mass at St. Mary’s Seminary & University – Fr. Rouch, Ben Daghir, Kevin Holland, Fr. Kesicki. Photo credit: Larry Canner PhotographyFr. Rouch and Fr. Kesicki join Ben Daghir and Kevin Holland outside of St. Mary’s Seminary in Baltimore after Ben’s installation as Lector, February 8, 2019.Bishop Persico and seminarians, Christmas 2018Candidacy Mass Aug 4 at St Agatha 2017 – 2018 Seminary Photos: Rev. Mr. Ian McElrath received his Master of Divinity Degree from St. Mary's Seminary & University on May 17, 2018 (Photo credit: Larry Canner Photography)Rev. Mr. Andrew Boyd of the Diocese of Erie received the Master of Divinity degree from Saint Vincent Seminary on Friday, May 11. (Photo Credit: St. Vincent Seminary)Bishop Persico hosted the Erie seminarians at his residence for dinner in anticipation of Christmas - Dec. 15, 2017.Erie seminarians serve Faith Formation Day Mass at Beloved Disciple, Grove City - Oct. 20, 2017.Erie seminarians leading the 2017 Rosary March - October 8, 2017Erie seminarians at St. Mary's Seminary, Baltimore, MD – September 2017Erie Seminarians after Opening Mass at St. Mary’s Seminary & University, Baltimore – September 2017.Bishop Persico with seminarians at Hope House - August 5, 2017 Transitional Diaconate 2017 New Deacons with Bishop Persico and Bishop Emeritus TrautmanPrayer of OrdinationThe Church prays the Litany of the Saints for the deacon candidates.Bishop Persico imposes hands on Ian McElrath.Andrew Boyd professes Obedience to the BishopIan McElrath professes Obedience to the BishopDeacon Boyd receives the Book of the GospelsFr. DeMartinis vests Deacon BoydFr. Schreiber vests Deacon McElrathKiss of PeaceNew Deacons with Seminary Rector and Vice Rector. 2016 – 2017 Seminary Photos: Erie seminarians in Crypt of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception for Pro Life Vigil Mass - January 2017Erie seminarians at St. Mary's Seminary (Baltimore), with guest Sr. Mary Andrew Himes, RSM, on the occasion of Kevin Holland's (far left) Installation as Reader - March 22, 2017Joseph Petrone and John Hepinger at their Institution as Readers – St. Vincent Seminary – March 2017Frs. Kesicki and Rouch with seminarians Joe Petrone, John Hepinger and Andy Boyd at St. Vincent Seminary – March 2017St. Vincent Seminary – Institution of Readers – March 2017Seminarians lead the procession of the oil to be consecrated, Sacred Chrism, at the Chrism Mass, St. Peter Cathedral, Erie, PA – April 10, 2017Bishop Persico consecrates the Sacred Chrism which will be used to anoint the priest’s hands at his ordination at the Chrism Mass – April 10, 2017Erie seminarians serve Faith Formation Day Mass at Beloved Disciple, Grove City - Oct. 20, 2017.