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Bryan Babick


College seminarian at Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio

Birthplace/date: Cleveland, Ohio, Nov. 24, 1977

Home parish, location: Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Charleston (was a student at the College of Charleston)

Family: only child with divorced parents; father in Washington, D.C., and mother in West Virginia

Favorite aspect of seminary: brotherhood

Most difficult aspect of seminary: trying to give up, or not focus so much on, worldly goods

3 people you would like to meet: St. Patrick, Pope John Paul II, Don Shula

Who/what inspired your vocation: my family and association with priests

What do you do for stress relief: take long walks

Last book you read: The Spirit of the Liturgy by Cardinal Ratzinger

Reactions from others on your entering the seminary: Everyone’s been very supportive. Some suggested I wait a little longer, until I was older.

What occupation would you have pursued, if not priesthood: accountant

Time period you might like to live in: I enjoy the present.

If you were stranded in a bell tower, what three things would you want with you: Bible, rosary, loaf of bread

What’s your biggest fear: losing my faith

What did you want to be as a kid: police officer

If you could be a patron saint, what would it be of: patron saint of patience

What might you choose as your personal motto: Psalm 25 … to you, oh Lord, I lift my soul




  • Diocesan Events Calendar
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    Jan 199:00 am Ecumenical Prayer Service
    From the Calendar of St. Joseph School Columbia
    9:00 am Mass
    From the Calendar of Our Lady of the Rosary Greenville
    7:00 pm Curso 1- CIC/Biblia Tema #1
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    Jan 208:30 am Diaconate Formation Class
    From the Calendar of Diaconate
    Jan 21 National School Choice Week
    From the Calendar of St. John School North Charleston
    Open House
    From the Calendar of St. Joseph School Anderson
    8:30 am Diaconate Formation Class
    From the Calendar of Diaconate
    Jan 22 Early Dismissal
    From the Calendar of St. Peter School Columbia
    Faculty In-service
    From the Calendar of St. Martin de Porres School Columbia
    2:00 Dismissal
    From the Calendar of St. Joseph School Columbia
    Faculty In-service
    From the Calendar of St. John Neumann School Columbia
    2:00 p.m. Dismissal – Teacher Inservice
    From the Calendar of Cardinal Newman School
    Jan 23 Report Cards
    From the Calendar of St. Mary Help of Christians Aiken
    Report Cards Issued
    From the Calendar of St. Anthony School Florence
    8:30 am YEAR III FORMATION FOR MISSION AND MINISTRY PROGRAM SCHEDULE SECOND SEMESTER
    From the Calendar of Office of Pastoral Formation
    7:00 pm Curso 1: CIC/Biblia Tema #1
    From the Calendar of Pastoral Juvenil
    Jan 24 Quarter 2 Honor Roll TAG Day
    From the Calendar of Bishop England Charleston
    Candy Bar Sales begin
    From the Calendar of St. Michael School Murrells Inlet
    Early dismissal AFTER lunch
    From the Calendar of St. Mary Help of Christians Aiken
    Report Cards
    From the Calendar of St. Gregory the Great School