Seminarian profile: Nicholas Folz

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

Projected ordination year: 2030

Home Parish: Good Shepherd Parish, Evansville

Parents: Donnie and Mary Folz

Siblings (and their spouses): Lacie and DJ Hodges, Seminarian Nathan Folz, Paul Folz

High School / College (prior to seminary)

University of Southern Indiana in Evansville

Favorite meal or snack: Peach dumplings

What I do in my “down time:” Riding bikes with friends and fishing

Bucket list vacation destination: Fort Worth Stockyards. I have always wanted to go to Texas, and I could also stop by the beach on the way.

The priest or deacon who baptized you: Father Joseph Kane 

The priest who heard your First Confession: Father Attila Frohlich*

Your Confirmation Saint: I chose St. Isidore the Farmer because he is a great model of simplicity.

Favorite Bible verse: Isaiah 11:1-9. It is a beautiful verse about creation living together perfectly.