Parishioners of Holy Martyrs Parish in Oreland, Montgomery County, welcomed Father Jason Kulczynski as their new pastor at his installation Mass that he celebrated at the church Sunday, Aug. 9. See scenes from the Mass at the full church, located at Ulmer Avenue and Allison Road in the borough of Oreland. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
Lauren Demkovitz conducts the parish choir.
Dorothy Gomes (left) and Theresa Guida pray together at Mass.
Cantor Jim Kirby and choir director Lauren Demkovitz lead the congregation in song.
Msgr. Michael McCulken (right), officiating at the installation rite, hands over the keys of the parish church to Father Jason Kulczynski, pastor.
Servers (from left) Colleen Quinn, Casey DeCarlo, John Dailey and Connor Mathews lead the entrance procession into the church.
Julia (left) and Michelle Mathews
Father Jason Kulczynski leads the congregation in the profession of faith.
Jody Sweeney and her daughter Mary hold hands as they pray.
Father Michael Wakefield, pastor of St. Francis de Sales Parish in Sherman Oaks, Calif., reads the decree of appointment for Father Kulczynski.
Usher Ted Montrella helps take up the collection.
The congregation applauds the newly installed Father Jason Kulczynski.
Father Kulczynski is greeted by parish representatives.
Father Kulczynski gives Communion to Danielle DeCarlo and her mother Mary Jean.
The pastor preaches the homily to his parishioners at the Mass.
After Mass people visit the St. Philomena shrine in the church.