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​Seminarian Spotlight

October 01, 2020 | posted by Today's Catholic newspaper

Topics: Vocations


Seminarian Spotlight

Name: Diego E. Castellanos

Educational year: Philosophy 3

Birthdate: April 20, 1998

Birthplace: San Antonio

Family: Three older brothers

Three people you would most like to meet: Pope Francis, Bishop Robert Barron, Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Where do you see yourself in 10 years: Doing God’s will

Who inspired your vocation: The Holy Spirit

Last book you read: Joan of Arc by Mark Twain

Last movie you saw: “The Great Escape:

Reaction from others on entering the seminary: Joyful

What aspect of seminary life do you most enjoy: Community life

What aspect of seminary life do you find most difficult: Community life

What occupation would you have pursued if not the priesthood: Comedian

If you had three wishes, what would they be: Infinite wishes, initiative to use my infinite wishes; prudence to use my wishes when needed

If you were stranded in a bell tower, what three things would you want with you: Bible, rosary, guide on how to escape bell towers

What do you love most about the Archdiocese of San Antonio: The people who live in the archdiocese

Time period you would like to visit: The future

If you could be a patron saint, what would you be the patron saint of: Taking yourself lightly

What might you choose as your personal motto: Seek God’s will over your own

What did you want to be as a child: Older

What did you do as a kid: Band

Where in the world would you most like to visit: England