Seminarian Speaks: Pedro Pablo

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 or (712) 233-7522.

Name: Pedro PabloPablo, Pedro-226x300

Home Parish:​ Cathedral of the Epiphany

Son of:​ Maria Sebastian and Pablo Pedro Pablo

Eye color: Black

High school graduate: Sioux City North High, 2010

College degree: Conception (Mo.) Seminary College, philosophy

Name of seminary currently attending:​ St. John Vianney Theological Seminary, Denver

Year in seminary:​ Third Theology

How you discerned God was calling you to be a priest:​ By listening to an uncle who wanted to be a priest, the idea of being a priest one day got me.

Batman or Superman:​ Batman

Most important thing you have learned in seminary: Love God above all things.

Dog or cat:​ Not sure.

Three characteristics of a joyful priest: Prayerful, friendly, fatherly.

Bacon or sausage:​ Bacon

Favorite image of Jesus: Jesus on the cross.

Guilty-pleasure food: Ice cream.

Hymn that resonates with you: Can’t pick one.

Senseless fear: Afraid of snakes.

What is something about you people would be surprised to learn: I like Russian literature.

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