Br. Ryan Tidball, second year theology student at St. John Vianney Seminary, made solemn profession of vows during a Eucharistic celebration at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Denver, on the Feast of the Solemnity of Mary, mother of God, Jan. 1. A native of Pierre, S.Dak., Br. Ryan entered the Catholic Church in 2000, began postulancy with the Capuchins at St. Louis in 2005, and made first profession of vows in 2007. Ryan received a B.A. in philosophy summa cum laude from John Carroll University in Cleveland, having done some of his course work at Oxford University. Ryan in engaged in pastoral ministry at St. Anthony’s parish.