The St. Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology’s Board of Overseers has added two returning members who live or work in the Archdiocese of Louisville: John Lueken and Deacon Mark Rougeux.
The board advises President-Rector Benedictine Father Denis Robinson on matters related to the “school’s programs and performance and addresses strategic questions related to the future of the school,” according to a news release from the school.
The Archdiocese of Louisville currently has five seminarians in formation at St. Meinrad.
John Lueken is an attorney, partner and chair of the estate planning department at Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP in Louisville. He and his wife, Stacie, are members of Holy Family Church in New Albany, Ind., and reside in Georgetown, Ind.
Lueken is a member of the Downtown Louisville Rotary Club, Estate Planning Council of Louisville and the Southern Indiana Estate Planning Council. This is his 13th year on the Board of Overseers.
Deacon Mark Rougeux is the executive director of Mass of the Air. He serves as an instructor for the Permanent Deacon Formation Program at St. Meinrad and the Deacon Formation Program for the Archdiocese of Louisville. He is also a member of the candidate assessment team for St. Luke Center.
Deacon Rougeux and his wife, Kim, have three sons. They are members of St. Patrick Church, where Deacon Rougeux serves as a deacon, past director of RCIA, member of the adult faith formation team and coordinator of ministry to the sick and homebound.
Deacon and Kim Rougeux also serve as a mentor couple to deacon candidates for the Archdiocese of Louisville.
Additional members of the board are J. Terrence Cody of New Albany, Ind.; Deacon Marc Kellams of Bloomington, Ind.; Dr. John Pulcini of Evansville, Ind.; Mary Kay Wolford of New Albany, Ind.; and John Chappell of Jasper, Ind.
Each member serves a three-year term.