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Our Seminarians

We currently have 33 men studying at various seminaries in the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Rome. Meet them below:

Rev. Mr. Erialdo Ramirez Alfaro

Deacon Assignment: St. Mary’s, Fullerton
Seminary: St. John’s Seminary 

 

Rev. Mr. Scott Allen

Home Parish: St. Martin de Porres
Seminary: Pontifical North American College

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Rev. Mr. Daniel Seo

Home Parish: Korean Martyrs Catholic Center
Seminary: St. John’s Seminary

Rev. Mr. Martin Vu

Home Parish: Holy Spirit
Seminary: St. John’s Seminary

Rev. Mr. Michael Duc Nguyen

Home Parish: Christ Our Savior
Seminary: Pontifical North American College

Joseph Squillacioti

Home Parish: Holy Family Cathedral
Seminary: Pontifical North American College

Oscar Moreno

Home Parish: St. Justin Martyr
Seminary: St. John’s Seminary

Juan Carlos de Jesús Rodriguez

Home Parish: St. Boniface
Seminary: St. John’s Seminary

Juan Carlos Salguero Yaquian

Home Parish: St. Norbert
Seminary: Seminario Hispano de Santa Maria de Guadalupe

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Nam Doan

Home Parish: Holy Spirit
Seminary: St. John’s Seminary

 

Jake Mackowicz

Home Parish: St. John Neumann
Seminary: St. Augustine’s Seminary (Canada)

Michael Rizzo

Home Parish: St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
Seminary: Mount Angel Seminary

Phillip Shifflet

Home Parish: St. Philip Benizi
Seminary: Mount Angel Seminary

Brandon Lopez

Home Parish: St. Pius V
Seminary: St. John’s Seminary

 

Cheeyoon Chun

Home Parish: Korean Martyrs Catholic Center
Seminary: Mount Angel Seminary

Michael Fitzpatrick

Home Parish: St. Martin de Porres
Seminary: Pontifical North American College

Michael Hoolihan

Home Parish: St. Edward the Confessor
Seminary: Mount Angel Seminary

 

Vincent Nguyen

Home Parish: Blessed Sacrament
Seminary: St. John’s Seminary

Ian Gaston

Home Parish: St. Norbert
Seminary: Mount Angel Seminary

Mark Jung

Home Parish: St. Thomas Korean Center
Seminary: Mount Angel Seminary

Simon Li

Home Parish: St. Norbert
Seminary: St. John’s Seminary 

 

Benjamin Nguyen

Home Parish: Christ Cathedral
Seminary: St. John’s Seminary

 

Cole Buzon

Home Parish: St. Angela Merici
Seminary: St. John’s Seminary

Anthony Rosas

Home Parish: Our Lady Queen of Angels
Seminary: Mount Angel Seminary

David Vu

Home Parish: Holy Spirit 
Seminary: Mount Angel Seminary

Tony Del Castillo

Home Parish:
Seminary: Mount Angel Seminary

David Moreno

Home Parish: Our Lady of Guadalupe, La Habra
Language Studies

Alejandro Nicolat Herrera

Home Parish: St. Justin Martyr
Seminary: Language Studies 

 

Matthew Leung

Home Parish: San Francisco Solano
Seminary: Bishop White Seminary

Andrew Quinnan

Home Parish: St. Cecilia
Seminary: Mount Angel Seminary

Oswaldo Sanchez

Home Parish: St. Anthony Claret
Seminary: Bishop White Seminary

David Hoang

Home Parish: Holy Spirit
Seminary: Bishop White Seminary

Ivan Lopez

Home Parish: St. Polycarp
Seminary: Bishop White Seminary

On Priesthood:

“Evangelization is done on one’s knees, as one of you said to me the other day. Always be men and women of prayer!”

Pope Francis

Contact Information

Vocations Office
Diocese of Orange Pastoral Center
13280 Chapman Avenue
Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 282-3033 | Email

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