Eleven Installed in Ministry of Acolyte


LATROBE, PENNSYLVANIA — Eleven seminarians at Saint Vincent Seminary were installed in the Ministry of Acolyte on October 10 by The Most Rev. Robert J. Cunningham, D.D., Bishop of Ogdensburg. They are Juan Francisco Anzora and Gilbert Exuméof the Archdiocese of Atlanta; Alexandre Souza e Silva de Moura of the Archdiocese of Campinas, Brazil; Matthew B. Baum of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown; Martin J. Pitstick of the Diocese of Covington; John Paul Kuzma of the Diocese of Erie; Luis A. Fonseca of the Diocese of Savannah; Stephen P. McGinnis of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston; Christopher Henyk and Michael Zábrecky of the Diocese of Youngstown; and Brother Patrick Egan, O.S.B., of Saint Bernard Abbey, Cullman, Alabama.


Juan Francisco Anzora Rodas is the son of Juan Francisco Anzora Sandoval and Sonia Rodas de Anzora of Tonacafepeque, San Salvador. He is a 1994 graduate of Instituto Nacional de San Martin in San Salvador. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Saint Joseph Seminary College, Saint Benedict, Louisiana, in fine arts and philosophy in 2004.

Gilbert Exumé is the son of Aubert Exumé and Cadina Affricot of Jacmel, Haiti. He is a 1996 graduate of Petit Seminaire College St. Martial/Mazenod in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. He studied theology at Grand Seminaire Notre Dame, Turgeau in 1999 and 2000, and philosophy and liberal arts at St. Joseph Seminary College, where he earned a bachelorof arts degree in 2003.


Alexandre Souza e Silva de Moura is the son of Maria Terezinha Souza e Silva de Moura of Piracicaba, São Paulo and the late Marcos Augusto de Moura, Brazil. He is a graduate of EEPSG Sud Mennucci High School in Piraciacaba, São Paulo. He received a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Pontifical Catholic University at Campinas, São Paulo, in 2002.


Matthew B. Baum is the son of James T. and Donna M. Baum of Altoona. He is a 2000 graduate of Bellwood-Antis High School in Bellwood and earned a bachelor of arts degree in 2004 in philosophy and religious studies from Saint Francis University, Loretto.


Martin J. Pitstick is the son of Paul M. and Mary F. Pitstick of Fairborn, Ohio. He is a 1977 graduate of Carroll High School, Dayton, Ohio. He earned a bachelor of arts degree from Franciscan University of Steubenville in French and theology in 1981, and also studied at the University of Dayton.


John Paul Kuzma is the son of Michael J. and Linda L. Kuzma of Erie. He is a 2000 graduate of Cathedral Preparatory School, Erie, and earned a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Gannon University in 2004.


Luis A. Fonseca is the son of Hector and Ana Granados de Fonseca of Bogota, Colombia. He is a 1994 graduate of Salesian School, Duitauia, Boyaca, Colombia. He earned degrees in the philosophy of education from St. Thomas Aquinas University, Bogota, in 1999, and from La Salle University in 2000.


Stephen P. McGinnis is the son of Dr. Lloyd P. and Mrs. Shirley A. McGinnis of Rockport, Indiana. He is a 1988 graduate of Papillion-La Vista High School, Papillion, Nebraska. He earned a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering in 1992 from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, and a master of science degree and doctorate in electrical engineering from West Virginia University.


Christopher Henyk is the son of Edward and Janina Henyk of Trzcianka, Poland. He is a 1992 graduate of Stanislaw Staszic High School, Trzcianka. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Pontifical Theological Academy, Krakow, in 1994, and a master of arts degree in systematic theology from SS. Cyril and Methodius Seminary in 2004.

Michael Zábrecky is the son of Frantisek and Magdaléna Zábrecky of Siroké, Presov, Slovakia. He is a 2001 graduate of Gymnázium Krompachy, Krompachy, Slovakia.


Br. Patrick Egan, O.S.B., is the son of Mary I. Egan of Chattanooga, Tennessee and the late Edward P. Egan, Jr. He is a 1967 graduate of Coffee High School, Florence, Alabama. He earned a bachelor of science degree in history and political science from the University of North Alabama, Florence, and a master of science degree in counselor education in 1981 from Long Island University.