This is part of a continuing series introducing the seminarians of the Diocese of Sioux City to readers of The Catholic Globe. If you would like to adopt a seminarian – either with prayers or care packages – contact Father Shane Deman at email@example.com or (712) 233-7522.
Son of: Phil and Norena Caniglia
High school: St. Albert High School, Council Bluffs, Class of 2006
University: Creighton University, Omaha, Class of 2010, B.S. in atmospheric sciences
Name of seminary currently attending: St. Meinrad (Ind.) Seminary
Year in seminary: II Theology
To what or whom do you attribute your interest in the priesthood: Trials and tribulations
Coke or Pepsi: Coke!!!
Most important thing you have learned in seminary: God can use our brokenness to transform us into wounded healers.
Pancakes or French toast: French toast
Most used app on your phone: Not a big user of apps
Three characteristics of a joyful priest: Stays faithful to prayer, has a positive attitude and is compassionate.
GM or Ford: Hyundai – especially small cars.
Bible story that most resonates with you: Parable of the Prodigal Son
Guilty-pleasure food: Hmm, anything sweet.
What is something about you people would be surprised to learn: I once got a 254 in bowling. It was during a high school match.