Seminarian profile: James Wassmer

Seminary: St. Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, St. Meinrad

Projected ordination year: Class of 2029

Home Parish: Resurrection Parish, Evansville

Parents: Jeff and Jo Ellen Wassmer

Siblings: Kelsey Wassmer

High School/ College (prior to seminary):

Mater Dei High School in Evansville

University of Southern Indiana in Evansville

Favorite meal or snack: Ice cream

What I do in my “down time:” I like to play video games.

Bucket list vacation destination: The Grand Canyon. Seeing it in pictures is already breathtaking. I would like to see it in person one day.

The priest who baptized you: Father Dave Fleck

Favorite Bible verse: John 6:53. It is why we are Catholic and says what we are to believe. What it says is what the Eucharist really is. The Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity of Jesus Christ.