Priest Profile

ALPHONSUS HERMES, O.PRAEM.

CHAPLAIN, SAINT MICHAEL’S ABBEY, SILVERADO

12/24/2014

Age: 44

Years in the priesthood: 13

Hometown: Salina, Kansas

Favorite movie: “The Lord of the Rings”

Favorite ministry: “Promoting an integral view of human dignity, of human life and love.”

First job: Working in a battery factory

What drew him to the ministry:

“The beauty of holiness and charity, and the desire to

help others share in that.”

Favorite pastime: Composing music

Favorite scripture: 1 John 4:8, 16 – “God is love.”

 

 

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