Three Seminarians Ordained to Diaconate


LATROBE, PENNSYLVANIA —Three seminarians attending Saint Vincent Seminary were ordained to the Diaconate by the Most Rev. Thomas J. Tobin, Bishop of Youngstown, Ohio, on April 20 at the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica.


Leo B. Fowler is the son of the late Deena J. Fowler of Mullins, South Carolina. He is a 1965 graduate of Holy Savior in Lockport, Louisiana. He graduated from Francis Marion University, Florence, South Carolina in 1989 with a degree in history and studied philosophy at Belmont Abbey from 1991 to 1993. He received a master’s degree in library science from the University of South Carolina in 1996.


James A. Caldwell Jr. is the Judith Ann Caldwell of Erie and the late James A. Caldwell, Jr. He received a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and theology from St. Bonaventure University, New York. He is previously from Erie, Pa.


G. David Weikart is the son of Gene B. Weikart of Leetonia, Ohio and the late Lena A. Weikart. He is a 1981 graduate of Leetonia High School, Leetonia, Ohio. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in biology and secondary education in 1986 from Kent State University. He earned a master of religious education degree from Loyola University in 1996.