The Rev. Ryan Schmit will serve as the new parochial vicar at St. Matthew Church beginning July 12.

The Rev. Ryan Schmit will serve as the new parochial vicar at St. Matthew Church beginning July 12.

Schmit is a native of Grove City. He earned a bachelor's degree from Ohio State University and a master of divinity degree from the Pontifical College Josephinum.

Schmit was ordained to the Catholic priesthood on May 28 at St. Joseph Cathedral.