Diocese of Syracuse seminarian Benjamin Schrantz stands with Bishop Charles Kosonde of Zambia. (Photo courtesy Santino Ambrosini | Theological College)
Diocese of Syracuse seminarian Benjamin Schrantz was recently instituted as an acolyte at Theological College in Washington, D.C. As part of the journey to ordination to the priesthood, seminarians are instituted as acolytes. This enables them to assist priests and deacons at Mass in various ways. Ben is a native of Whitesboro, where he attended St. Paul’s Church.
To learn more about the seminarians in the Diocese of Syracuse, visit vocations-syracuse.org.