Posts Tagged ‘Holy Orders’

Servants of All

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

The Archdiocese of Washington is blessed this morning with a new class of transitional deacons in addition to our newly-ordained priests in a couple of weeks. With each of these ordinations of seminarians to the transitional diaconate, as with the priesthood, we learn something of what it means for these men to give their lives […] [Read more]

Saint John Vianney and the Heart of a Priest

Sunday, August 4th, 2013

In 2009, the Archdiocese of Washington opened the Year for Priests in a special way as I ordained seven new priests, men from different walks of life who heard and answered God’s call to priesthood. In proclaiming that Year for Priests, Pope Benedict XVI emphasized the unique role and identity of the priest.  The Holy […] [Read more]