Alumni News | Priest Ordinations 2019

September 23, 2019

The Board and staff of The Rome Experience congratulate the 18 alumni of The Rome Experience who were ordained to the priesthood this year. We assure you of our prayers and support as you begin your lives as faithful and holy priests ministering to all of God’s children:

Fr. Ricardo Arriola-Gonzalez — Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston (The Rome Experience 2017)
Fr. Mark Bredestege — Archdiocese of Cincinnati (The Rome Experience 2015)
Fr. Zachary Cecil — Archdiocese of Cincinnati (The Rome Experience 2015)
Fr. Adrian Cisneros — Diocese of Stockton (The Rome Experience 2017)
Fr. Christian Cone-Lombarte — Archdiocese of Cincinnati (The Rome Experience 2015)
Fr. Stephen Kenyon — Archdiocese of Portland, OR (The Rome Experience 2015)
Fr. Andrew Michael Kleine — Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph (The Rome Experience 2016)
Fr. Robert Little — Diocese of Burlington (The Rome Experience 2016)
Fr. Jose Lopez-Alvarez — Archdiocese of Miami (The Rome Experience 2015)
Fr. Gerardo Olivera-Hernandez — Archdiocese of San Juan of Puerto Rico (The Rome Experience 2016)
Fr. James Porter III — Diocese Tulsa (The Rome Experience 2015)
Fr. Steven Reeves — Archdiocese of Louisville (The Rome Experience 2015)
Fr. Daniel Seo — Diocese of Orange (The Rome Experience 2015)
Fr. Elkin Sierra — Archdiocese of Miami (The Rome Experience 2016)
Fr. Mark Simpson — Diocese of Nashville (The Rome Experience 2016)
Fr. Jeffrey Stegbauer — Archdiocese of Cincinnati (The Rome Experience 2015)
Fr. Martin Vu — Diocese of Orange (The Rome Experience 2015)
Fr. Francisco J. Onate-Vargas — Diocese of Charleston, SC (The Rome Experience 2018)

“Let what you teach be nourishment for the people of God. Let the holiness of your lives be a delightful fragrance to Christ’s faithful: you will be a men of prayer, men of sacrifice, so that by word and example you may build the house of God, which is the Church.”
Pope Francis
May 12, 2019

Photo: 2019 Priest Ordinations – Archdiocese of Cincinnati