John Ellwanger

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College I to IV

Home Parish: St. Mary, Plantersville
Seminary: Holy Trinity Seminary

My vocation story started my junior year of high school. The reason being is that I lived a very busy and distracted lifestyle in high school so when everything was canceled and/or shut down, due to COVID, I had the chance to spend more time in prayer. There was about a week straight that I could feel this overwhelming sense of peace and then it would end with the thought of the priesthood. This continued every time I would pray. Fast forward, I began spiritual direction to  receive affirmation and clarification and before I knew it I arrived here at HTS.

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