Ordination

Thumbnail priests and bishops at the canonization mass of the martins fr grossi and sister maria on october 18 2015 in st peters square credit martha calderon cna 10 18 15 An answer to prayers: priestly ordinations reach new peak in Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland, Jul 11, 2017 / 12:38 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Twelve men are set to be ordained priests in Scotland this year, a 20-year high that...

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Thumbnail bishop jorge rodriguez credit andrew wright denver catholic 2 cna At ordination, Denver's new bishop reminded to proclaim Christ

Denver, Colo., Nov 4, 2016 / 04:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The reality of evil and the tender mercy of Jesus Christ were on the mind of Denver’s new...

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Thumbnail james mawdsley ordination British human rights activist ordained a priest in Germany

James Mawdsley, the human rights activist who was arrested in Burma while protesting the country’s social injustices, was ordained a Catholic...

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Thumbnail papal ordination of priests 3 in st peters basilica on april 26 2015 credit bohumil petrik cna 4 26 15 Cooperating in abortion is always an impediment to ordination, Pope affirms

Vatican City, Sep 16, 2016 / 12:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has confirmed that the impediments preventing one from being ordained – such...

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Ramon Nuñez’ father told him, “If you don’t serve, you don’t know what you were born for.” He also put these words into practice. “When was I was...

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Thumbnail william carmona lopez was ordained a deacon and priest on sept 8 2014 at christus santa rosa hospital northwest credit archdiocese of san antonio cna 9 10 14 Family finds hope in priestly ordination of dying seminarian

Family members of a priest who died of cancer just two days after his ordination say that his brief priesthood was an incredible blessing, for...

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Thumbnail pope benedict xvi at the holy doors at st peters basilica to begin the jubilee year of mercy dec 8 2015 credit losservatore romano cna 12 8 15 Here's how Benedict XVI will celebrate his 65th anniversary as a priest

On June 29 Benedict XVI will celebrate the 65th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood – a milestone he will commemorate in a special...

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Thumbnail priest public domain via pixabay cna He used to spit on those going to Mass – now he's a priest

Madrid, Spain, Mar 6, 2017 / 03:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After an anti-clerical childhood and adolescence, filled with hatred for the Church, Fr....

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Thumbnail bishop michael burbidge of arlington va cna file photo cna How the new bishop of Arlington hopes to heal division in society

Arlington, Va., Dec 5, 2016 / 04:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Gospel is the answer to a wounded society, the new bishop of Arlington said in the...

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Thumbnail father robert mcgowan father calderon christopher sj Loyola High School celebrates ordination of two alumni

Loyola High School in Los Angeles is celebrating the ordination of two of their alumni after both men entered the priesthood within a week of each...

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Thumbnail np center New L.A. priests: ‘Humbled and honored to be called’

Two native Angelenos, a New Yorker and a Mexican-born Juan Diego House seminarian will be ordained May 31 to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of...

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Thumbnail new priests ordinations los angeles 2017 New priests for Archdiocese of Los Angeles

Homily delivered during the June 3 Priestly Ordination Mass My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Today is, as I said, a day of great joy...

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Thumbnail deacon albert van der woerd Nine men to be ordained priests June 4 for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles

A native of Michoacán, Mexico, two childhood buddies from the same local parish and five life-long Californians will be among the nine men who will...

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Thumbnail ordination to the priesthood of fr philip mulryne op  credit  irish province of the dominican order wwwdominicansie 2 cna Ordained a priest, former Manchester United footballer's goal is Christ

Dublin, Ireland, Jul 10, 2017 / 04:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Former Irish soccer pro Philip Mulryne was ordained a priest of the Order of Preachers,...

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Thumbnail eucharist credit alexey gotovskyi cna Seminarian who once saved the Eucharist from ISIS returns as a priest

Karamlesh, Iraq, May 23, 2017 / 12:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Martin Baani was just 24 years old when he risked his life as a seminarian to rescue the...

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Thumbnail crux   ordination The sacrament of Holy Orders My friend is ordained a priest

Recently I flew to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to attend the ordination, my first ever, of Timothy J. Smith. I met Father Tim, now 36, several...

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Thumbnail iraqi seminarian remi momica courtesy of remi momica cna These seminarians are being ordained – in a refugee camp

After their seminary in Qaraqosh was dissolved following a brutal ISIS attack in 2014, four Iraqi seminarians chose not to give up after being...

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Thumbnail deacon fernando camou of phoenix after being ordained speaks to cna at a reception at the north american college in rome oct 2 2014 credit bohumil petrik cna 2 cna 10 3 14 Young men at ordination: 'I can't imagine a better way to live'

Transitional deacons ordained this week in St. Peter’s Basilica shared their experience of overwhelming joy in serving God, which stems from a life...

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