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Fr. Shane Deman
Vice-Rector for Formation
Kenrick-Glennon Seminary

Fr. Shane Deman is the Vice-Rector of Kenrick Seminary in St. Louis Missouri. He is a priest of the Diocese of Sioux City, Iowa, and has served in two parishes and in two different high schools. He became the Vocation Director in 2015 and the Director of the Continuing Education of Clergy in 2017. He is also the cohost of the podcast Outcast Catholic. Fr. Deman earned a BA in Music and Philosophy from the University of St. Thomas and an S.T.D. in Fundamental Theology from the Gregorian University in Rome.

Published Pieces

A chapel under a starry sky

The Myth of Chance

In the myth of chance, reason itself loses its footing on which to stand. For in a world of random accidents, there is no objective truth to build upon or assert.

Rev. Shane Deman
Feb 15, 2023