Archbishop Charles Chaput ordained Sean A. Loomis, John Patrick Stokely and Thomas A. Viviano to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Saturday, May 18 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul. All three men have completed their program of priestly formation and course of studies at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood. Father Loomis has been assigned as parochial vicar at St. Bede the Venerable Parish in Holland, Bucks County. Father Stokely has been assigned as parochial vicar at St. Robert Bellarmine Parish in Warrington, Montgomery County. Father Viviano has been assigned as parochial vicar at Holy Innocents Parish, Philadelphia. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
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