New Dean of Students Appointed


LATROBE, PENNSYLVANIA — Very Rev. Kurt J. Belsole, O.S.B., Rector of Saint Vincent Seminary, has announced the appointment of Rev. Kevin Dominik, of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, as Dean of Students.

Father Dominik comes to Saint Vincent following three years of service at Saint Paul Seminary, Pittsburgh, where he was Vice Rector, Academic Dean and Director of Spiritual Formation. During that same time period he also served as Director of Clergy and Ministerial Formation for the Pittsburgh Diocese.

He is a 1984 graduate of Saint Mary’s College, Orchard Lake, Michigan, w here he earned a bachelor of arts degree in religious education. He received a master of divinity degree from Saint Vincent Seminary in 1988.

Following his May 21, 1988 ordination to the priesthood, Father Dominik served as Director of Religious Education and Parochial Vicar for Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Verona (1988-1992); Parochial Vicar at Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church, Churchill (1992-1997); Deanery Director of Religious Education for the Pittsburgh Diocese (1994-1997); Parochial Vicar for Saint Valentine Roman Catholic Church, Bethel Park (1997-1998) and as Master Cathechist for the Diocese of Pittsburgh (1990-2000).

He is the son of John and Helen Dominik of McKeesport, where he attended Saint Mary Czestochowa Parish, Saint Mary’s Parish grade school and Serra Catholic High School. His older brother Lawrence and his wife Maryann reside in North Huntingdon with their two children, Kristen and Michael.