Tim Skoch

Birthday: April 30
Parish: St. Lawrence Center at KU

High School:

St. Cecilia HS - Hastings, NE

University:

Kansas University

Seminary:

 St. John Vianney Seminary, Denver

Year in Seminary:

Pre-Theology II

Favorite Saint:

 St. Philip Neri, St. Thomas More & St. John Paul II

 

My advice to men considering the priesthood:
This may sound cliché, but always distinguish what your mind is telling you to do and what your heart desires you to do.  This can easily be done through prayer – such as reading scripture and meditation.  In addition, I recommend frequenting the sacraments.  Chase after the Eucharist.  Research and pray to the saints.  Finally, surround yourself with good friends and have good accountability partners.

 

Why I want to be a Priest: 

My heart is always the happiest when I picture myself as a Catholic priest.  God willing, if I am to be ordained one day, I think it would be pretty special to have Jesus Christ as my main companion every day that I wake up.  Also, when I was on a FOCUS conference, Seek 2013 in Orlando, it was incredible to see the procession of over 100 priests.  The beauty of the Catholic Church is endless and I want to be in the heart of it.  

Hobbies & Interests: Most sports, running, music (guitar and piano), reading and the Catholic faith.

 

Influenced my vocation: 

My mother, father, and six siblings.  Many priests from the Lincoln Diocese including: Fr. Christopher Goodwin, Fr. Joseph Walsh, Fr. Joseph Faulkner, and Fr. Thomas Brouillette.  Mr. Larry Ernst from Hastings, Neb.  Fr. Steve Beseau from the St. Lawrence Center.


 

 

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