Stephen Melancon is the son of Randy and Ponnie Melancon and a native of Parks. He has nine siblings, 6 boys and 3 girls. After graduating from John Paul the Great Academy in Lafayette, he decided to enter St. Joseph Seminary College (St. Ben’s) in Covington, LA as a Seminarian for the Diocese of Lafayette. He is sponsored by St. Joseph Church in Parks. Stephen just completed his second year of discernment and formation at St. Ben’s. We look forward to him serving at IHM this summer!