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Meet the Associate Pastors

Father Benjamin Lehnertz

He was born to an Air Force family and grew up moving across the US. His high school years were spent in Satellite Beach, FL where
the beginnings of a priestly vocation began while he was active in the youth ministry at Holy Name of Jesus.

He attended Ball State University in Indiana, pursuing a potential baseball career. After two years he quit the baseball team, dropped his major, and broke up
with his girlfriend to join the Diocese of Orlando and be sent to St. John Vianney College Seminary in Miami.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in philosophy and graduated from St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary in Boynton Beach; continuing his studies
and internship he then completed his master’s degree in divinity. Father Benjamin was ordained in the Diocese of Orlando on May 25, 2013 and spent
his first two years at Annunciation Catholic Church.


Father Alvin Erni

Fr. Alvin was born and raised in Tagaytay City, Philippines; took up management in college in the Capital City of Manila.
He entered the Seminary afterwords, and was ordained to the Priesthood on October 17, 2011 by Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, D.D., Archbishop of Manila.
He moved to Orlando May 2013 and served at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in the Diocese of Orlando.