Father Turner was ordained in May 2006 as a priest for the Diocese of Cleveland and is currently has the dual role as the Director of Field Education at St. Mary Seminary and Human Formation at Borromeo Seminary. He was raised in Hudson, Ohio, where he attended public school and was catechized at Saint Mary Church. He completed his undergraduate degree in Organizational Communication at Ohio University, and before becoming a priest he worked as an educational consultant for companies such as Ernst & Young, Ford Motor Company and Sea World. He is an organizer of the Diocesan Catholic Family Festival, The FEST, and has done yearly missionary work in the Dominican Republic since 2006. Early in his life, Father Andy experienced God’s love and calling to service in the Church, and has a passion for leading others to know their God given talents and gifts. Besides teaching at the seminary, he also enjoys teaching in grade schools and high schools, leading spiritual retreats, conferences, teaching martial arts, and going whitewater rafting and skydiving.