Seminarian profile: Jack Martin 

Seminary: Propaedeutic Stage, Father Deydier House of Discernment, Evansville

Projected ordination year: Class of 2031 

Home Parish: St. Philip Parish, Posey County

Parents: Deacon Bob and Anne Martin 

Siblings (and their spouses): Jake (brother) and Olivia Martin 

High School / College (prior to seminary):

Our Lady of the Rosary School (homeschool)

The priest or deacon who baptized you: Father Jack J. Durchholz  

The priest who heard your First Confession: Father Joseph E. Kane 

Your Confirmation Saint: I chose St. Padre Pio of Pietrelcina because I saw in his life aspects that mirrored or that were very similar to my own. 

Favorite Bible verse: “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect” (Romans 12:2).