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Marc Bentley
Marc Bentley2nd Year Theology
Marc is from St. George in Jenkins and has an MA in Appalachian Studies. He enjoys film and Catholic literature and has developed a deep love for Appalachia, saying that ‘all of Eastern Kentucky is my parish’. Mark spent the summer of 2015 serving at Ss. Peter and Paul in Danville.

Birthday: January 2

Email Marc at mbentley@cdlex.org

Write to Marc:
St. Meinrad Seminary
200 Hill Dr.
St. Meinrad, IN 47577

Marc Bentley
Marc Bentley2nd Year Theology
James became a seminarian after years of involvement at Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary, serving as an extraordinary minister at Mass and assisting with various programs of the parish, including youth ministry. He enjoys reading, music, and history. James earned a BA in History from Transylvania University. James spent the summer of 2015 in Mexico completing a Spanish immersion program.

Birthday: March 23

Email James at jharding@cdlex.org

Write to James:
St. Meinrad Seminary
200 Hill Dr.
St. Meinrad, IN 47577

Aldrin Tayag
Aldrin Tayag2nd Year Theology
Aldrin comes to our diocese from the Philippines, where he previously studied as a seminarian and worked as a coordinator for a local government office. Aldrin was active in his home parish, and also enjoys running as a hobby. He spent a year doing pastoral work in our diocese and begins his studies at St. Meinrad in the fall of 2015 as a Theology 1, with some seminary work already completed in his home country.

Birthday: August 17

Email Aldrin at atayag@cdlex.org

Write to Aldrin:
St. Meinrad Seminary
200 Hill Dr.
St. Meinrad, IN 47577

David Wheeler
David Wheeler2nd Year Theology
David grew up in Manchester and attended St. Ann’s parish. He and his siblings were home-schooled, and his family currently raises goats on their farm. David enjoys spiritual reading and plays the guitar. David graduated from the College seminary program at the Pontifical College Josephinum and is now studying at the Pontifical North American College in Rome.

Birthday: March 23

Email David at dwheeler@cdlex.org

Write to David:
Pontifical North American College
00120 Vatican City State
Europe

Shawn Bohac
Shawn Bohac2nd Year Philosophy
Email Shawn at SBohac@cdlex.org

Write to Shawn:
St. Meinrad Seminary
200 Hill Dr.
St. Meinrad, IN 47577

Danny Taylor
Danny Taylor1st Year Theology
Danny was born in Kentucky and is a parishioner of the Cathedral of Christ the King. He completed an accounting degree at the University of Kentucky. In the summer of 2015 he served in a special Hispanic Ministry track here in the diocese.

Birthday: March 30

Email Danny at dtaylor@cdlex.org

Write to Danny:
St. Meinrad Seminary
200 Hill Dr.
St. Meinrad, IN 47577

Brian Gall
Brian Gall1st Year Philosophy
Email Brian at bgall@cdlex.org

Write to Brian:
St. Meinrad Seminary
200 Hill Dr.
St. Meinrad, IN 47577

Danny Hernandez
Danny HernandezPastoral Year
Danny moved to Kentucky in 2001 and began working for the Diocese of Lexington in 2008 with the Office of Hispanic Ministry. He gained permanent U.S. residency in 2013 and completed a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree from the University of Kentucky in 2015. He begins his studies at St. Meinrad as Pre-Theology 2, with some seminary studies completed years ago in his home country.

Birthday: January 15

Email Danny at dhernandez@cdlex.org

Write to Danny:
St. Francis of Assisi
137 Bryan St,
Pikeville, KY 41501


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