Name: Craig Best
Home Parish: St. Margaret of Cortona/ St. John Vianney
When did you enter the seminary? Fall 2011
What is your expected ordination year? 2018
Where are you currently studying? Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West, Cincinnati, OH
What are some of your favorite things to do? I like to read, go to movies, listen to music, go to concerts, travel, visit with friends, cheer on the Reds and Bengals.
Do you struggle in your prayer life? If so, how do you respond to that struggle? Distractions at prayer are common, as is dryness. You deal with it by perseverance. As long as the distractions aren’t voluntary, you are not offending the Lord. Just humble yourself and keep trying.
Why did you enter the seminary? I entered the seminary because I felt God was calling me to dedicate my life to Him by working for the salvation of souls.