Kevin Coleman a Seminarian for Kildare and Leighlin Diocese talks about his vocation and why he has chosen to become a Priest.


Kevin Coleman (middle) pictured along with Michael Ward and Benneth Osuagwu. They entered Maynooth together in 2007. It was the second year in a row that we have had three new students. In total – at that time – we had seven students in formation.

New Students

Kevin hails from Vicarstown in Stradbally Parish.

Michael comes from the Parish of Cooleragh/Staplestown. Benneth is a native of Nigeria. He has already completed some studies in Rome, where our diocese first made contact with him. For the past year, he was enrolled in Carlow College as a prelude to formally becoming accepted as a seminarian for this diocese.