Deacon Ryan Adorjan is in his last year of formation for the Catholic priesthood for the Diocese of Joliet, Illinois. He studies theology at the University of St. Mary of the Lake / Mundelein Seminary in the Archdiocese of Chicago. He is an actor in musical theater and plays the trombone. Deacon Ryan is a frequent speaker at parish and youth events. He has developed three parish missions, as well as a catechetical workshop, “The Theory of Everything.” His favorite area of study of Christian Anthropology. He is influenced by the work of many authors and theologians, including C.S. Lewis, John Senior, James Keating, Erasmo Leiva-Merikakis, and Michael D. O’Brien.