Five men to enter Norbertine order novitiate next week
Three of the new novices at the De Pere abbey have ties to the Green Bay Diocese
Five men will begin their novitiate next week at St. Norbert
Abbey, De Pere.
Abbot E. Thomas DeWane, O.Praem., will receive three novices into
the Norbertine order at evening prayer on Aug. 27. Two other
novices will return to the Abbey Aug. 28 after being received
into the Norbertines at the Priory of St. Moses the African in
Those entering the order at De Pere are:
Joseph Steiner, 31, the son of Melvin and Caroline Steiner of St. Charles Parish, Chilton. He graduated from St. Norbert
College, De Pere, with a bachelor's degree in psychology and
religious studies. Most recently, he served the Green Bay-Fox
Valley area as an agent for Catholic Knights Insurance of
David Borgealt, 29, the son of Donna and the late Alan
Borgealt, who attends the University Ministry Chapel of Marquette
University. He graduated from St. Norbert College, De Pere, with
a bachelor's degree in psychology and religious studies. He has a
master's degree in counselor education-student development from
the University of Iowa. Most recently, he has been assistant dean
of student life for new student programming at Marquette
University in Milwaukee.
Daniel Maul, 23, the son of David and Sue Maul of St. Jude the Apostle Parish, South Holland. He is a member of Our Lady of
Lourdes Parish, De Pere. He has a bachelor's degree in philosophy
and religious studies from St. Norbert College, De Pere. He has
completed his certification in youth ministry from the Catholic
Dioceses of Wisconsin and is the founding youth minister of Our
Lady of Lourdes Parish, De Pere. For the past two years, he has
lived at St. Joseph Priory, the Norbertine residence at St.
Those entering at Jackson are:
Chibuzor Igbuanusi, 24, a graduate of Our Lady - Seat of Wisdom Seminary in Owerri, Nigeria. He has served as a youth minister at
Stewpot Social Services in Jackson, and in pastoral ministry at
Christ the King and St. Mary Churches, the Norbertine parishes in
Jackson. For the past year, he has resided at St. Moses the
African Priory in Jackson.
Ugochukwe Nwabueze, 27, who has a bachelor's degree in
philosophy from the Claretian Seminary in Imo State, Nigeria. He
has ministered through Stewpot Social Services and the Knights of
Columbus in Jackson while serving as a pastoral minister at
Christ the King and St. Mary parishes. For the past year, he has
resided at St. Moses the African Priory.