Seminarian profile: Jacob Schneider

Seminary: Senior at Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary, Indianapolis

Projected ordination year: Priesthood Ordination 2028

Home Parish: Corpus Christi Parish, Evansville

Parents: Thomas and Karen Schneider

Siblings: Cooper and Anna

High School / College (prior to seminary):

Mater Dei High School in Evansville

University of Southern Indiana (college freshman) in Evansville

Favorite meal or snack: Coffee and a bagel

What I do in my “down time:” Hiking or reading

Bucket list vacation destination: Santorini, Greece, is on my bucket list, primarily for the architecture and view of the Mediterranean Sea. 

The priest or deacon who baptized you: Father Jim Blessinger

The priest who heard your First Confession: Father Jim Blessinger 

Your Confirmation Saint: I chose St. George as my confirmation saint since he was the patron saint of Boy Scouts, but primarily because he represented a zeal for the faith that up until that point in my life, I was sorely lacking. 

Favorite Bible verse: My Bible favorite verse is 1 Peter 5:8, as it shows the importance of fostering a deep relationship with Christ, as well as the danger of spiritual sloth.