Posts Tagged ‘Ordination’

2017 Ordination to the Priesthood

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

Watch live from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception as I ordain four men to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Washington. [Read more]

Pray for our Future Priests

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

For a number of years now, in the weeks leading up to ordination, our Saint John Paul II Seminary has highlighted the relationships of prayer and priestly ministry by hosting and inviting parishes to host a holy hour for transitional deacons who are to be ordained. This year, we will celebrate our archdiocesan Mass of […] [Read more]

The Outpouring of the Spirit Upon Our Newly Ordained Priests

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Each year with eagerness, we await the celebration of the sacrament of Holy Orders in this archdiocese. On June 13, we celebrated the ordination of five men to the transitional diaconate. Last Saturday, June 20, our family of faith rejoiced with the ordination of nine new priests of our local Church. In addition, next Saturday […] [Read more]

Newly Ordained Priests Will Continue Legacy of “Manifesting the Kingdom”

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

For 2,000 years, priests in every generation have taken up the call that Jesus made to his Apostles – the first priests – at the Last Supper: “Do this in memory of me” (Luke 22:19).  Every time they celebrate the Eucharist and preach the Gospel, and each time they administer the sacraments, priests make Jesus […] [Read more]

Ordination of Our New Priests

Saturday, June 15th, 2013

The road to the priesthood for the six new priests of the Archdiocese of Washington ordained today wound through different places but began at the same spot, as each one opened his heart to the prompting of the Holy Spirit and followed God’s call to serve as a priest for Christ and his Church. At […] [Read more]