Seth Keller grew up in Columbus, Ohio, the oldest of eight children. Seth thought about the priesthood from a young age, though as he grew older he started to question and wonder if he could really be happy as a priest. It was really after high school that Seth “gave in” to God’s will and came to realize that if God was calling him to the priesthood, then he would be truly happy and fulfilled. Seth was inspired by a number of Diocesan priests and seminarians of Columbus, as well as the Dominican Friars from St. Patrick’s, his home parish.
What are your hobbies? I enjoy reading, hiking, jet skiing, hanging out with friends, and watching Ohio State Football.
What is your favorite type of music? I enjoy many types of music…including rock, country, pop, classical, Gregorian Chant, etc. I like many different artists.
Favorite food? My favorite food is pizza, my Mom’s meatloaf, and Chick-Fil-A.
Favorite ice cream? My favorite ice cream is Praline Pecan.
What is something people might not know about you? I spent 7 months as a Missionary traveling 22,000 miles across the U.S. leading retreats for middle school and high school students.
What is your favorite bible verse? My Favorite Scripture verse is Proverbs 27:17 because it reminds us of the importance of friendship in the Christian life.
What is something you dream of doing in the future? I would really like to visit Lake Superior.
What advice would you give to others considering the priesthood? Don’t be afraid of the call. God has a great plan for your life. Simply say “Yes” as the Blessed Virgin Mary did.
What is your favorite movie of all time? The Shawshank Redemption and The Sound of Music.
What is one skill that you’d like to master? Cooking!