Welcome new Associate Pastor09/01/2017
Hi, my name is Deacon Bill Zondler, soon to be ordained a priest and assigned here to the Mission! I am so excited to start my journey as a priest with you. I was born and raised in San Diego, moving all over North County until my family settled in Encinitas when I started high school. I went to UCSB for three years before eventually transferring and graduating from Franciscan University of Steubenville in 2011.
I’ve been studying at Mt. Angel Seminary for the last five years and have finally graduated!
I was overjoyed to hear I would be assigned to you for many reasons.
One specific reason was that at first when I felt called to be a priest I was taking steps to become a Franciscan. Throughout my time in seminary for the Diocese of San Diego, I always felt close to St. Francis and St. Junipero Serra and the Franciscan charism.
I am excited to start my journey as a priest here at this special and historical place where St. Junipero first brought the Gospel to San Diego!
Please know of my prayers for you this summer as I study Spanish before joining you on September 1st! God bless.
Deacon Bill Zondler
Deacon Zondler was ordained a priest of the Diocese of San Diego on Friday, June 9, at 4:00 p.m. at St. Therese of Carmel (4355 Del Mar Trails Road, San Diego).
Date(s) - 09/01/2017
Time(s) - All Day
Mission San Diego de Alcalá
10818 San Diego Mission Road
San Diego, CA 92108