Five New Priests

Reverend Ryan Boyle, Reverend Curtis Carro, Reverend Steven “Chuck” Dornquast, Reverend William “Bill” Santhouse, and Reverend Anthony Ustick were ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Robert N. Lynch on Saturday, May 16 at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle. This is the largest ordination class in our diocese since 1991.

Reverend Ryan Boyle will return to Rome after his ordination to continue his studies. He will return to the Diocese of St. Petersburg in 2016 for his first priestly assignment. Reverend Curtis Carro will begin his first priestly assignment as Parochial Vicar at St. Stephen Parish in Valrico. Reverend Chuck Dornquast will begin his first priestly assignment as Parochial Vicar at St. Lawrence Parish in Tampa. Reverend Bill Santhouse will begin his first priestly assignment as Parochial Vicar at Christ the King Parish in Tampa. Reverend Anthony Ustick will begin his first priestly assignment as Parochial Vicar at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle in St. Petersburg.

Please keep them in your prayers as they embark onto this next stage of their spiritual journey!

Photos from the Ordination

Video from the Ordination