LATROBE, PENNSYLVANIA Bishop Peter J. Jugis of the Diocese of Charlotte, North Carolina, ordained three men to the diaconate at Saint Vincent Seminary on April 2. Two of the men, H. Alejandro Ayala and Br. Marion Charboneau, O.S.B., are seminarians at Saint Vincent, while the third, James Stuhrenberg of the Diocese of Charlotte, is a seminarian at Blessed John XXIII National Seminary in Weston, Massachusetts.
Alejandro Ayala of the Diocese of Charlotte is from Ashville, North Carolina. He is the son of Elena Beatriz Pena of Argentina and the late Horacio Gilberto Ayala. He is a 1978 graduate of Colegio NacionalBartolomé Mitre. He attended the Universidad del Norte Santo Tomás de Aquino in Argentina from 1979 to 1980.
Br. Marion M. Charboneu, O.S.B., is a monk of Saint Benedicts Abbey, Atchison, Kansas. He is the son of Donald Charboneau of Council Grove, Kansas and the late Joyce Charboneau. He is a 1989 graduate of Council Grove High School. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in history in 1993 and a master of arts degree in American History in 1995 from Emporia State University, Kansas.