Priests celebrating the anniversary of their ordination this year gathered for the annual priest alumni Mass April 28 at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. They were joined as concelebrants for the Mass with other priests including seminary faculty and by Archbishop Charles Chaput, who was the main celebrant, and they enjoyed social time together afterward. See a biographical profile of each of the jubilarian priests here. (Photos by Sarah Webb)

Msgr. Richard Bolger (1966) and Father Joseph Devlin (1991) celebrate mass with fellow St. Charles Seminary alumni.

Msgr. Richard Bolger (1966) and Father Joseph Devlin (1991) celebrate Mass with fellow St. Charles Seminary alumni.

Father Thomas Sodano, pastor of St. Joseph Church in Collingdale, celebrates his 25th anniversary.

Father Thomas Sodano, pastor of St. Joseph Parish in Collingdale, celebrates his 25th anniversary.

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Msgr. Michael Magee celebrates 25 years of being a priest this year.

Msgr. Michael Magee, (right), a professor at St. Charles Seminary, celebrates 25 years of priesthood this year.

Msgr. James Mortimer (1952), Father Eugene Tully (1973) and Msgr. Joseph Nicolo (1974) process in to St. Martin Chapel for the the mass celebrating the alumi of St. Charles Borremeo Seminary.

From left processing into St. Martin’s Chapel at the seminary are Msgr. James Mortimer (1952), Father Eugene Tully (1973) and Msgr. Joseph Nicolo (1974) at the start of the priest alumni Mass at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary.

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Bishop alumni of St. Charles Borremeo Seminary.

Bishop alumni of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary.

Bishop James Green distributes holy communion.

Archbishop James Green, a Philadelphia priest and nuncio of the Holy See to Peru, distributes holy Communion.

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The priesthood class of 1991.

Father Charles Gormley, pastor emeritus of Mother of Divine Providence Parish, celebrates 65 years of being a priest.

Father Charles Gormley, pastor emeritus of Mother of Divine Providence Parish in King of Prussia, celebrates 65 years of priestly ministry.

Members of the class of 2002 catch up at the reception following mass.

Members of the class of 2002 catch up at the reception following Mass.

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David O'Brien carries the crucifix for the jubiliarian mass at St. Charles Seminary that he will one day be attending as an alumi.

David O’Brien carries the processional cross for the jubilarian Mass at St. Charles Seminary.

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Archbishop Charles Chaput waits to process into St. Martin’s Chapel at the start of Mass.

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Bishop James Green returned home to philadelphia for his 40th anniversary.

Archbishop James Green returned home to Philadelphia for his 40th anniversary.

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Father Louis Bellopede, pastor of St. Mary Church in Schwenksville, delivers the homily at St. Charles Borroemo Seminary alumni mass.

Father Louis Bellopede, pastor of St. Mary Parish in Schwenksville, delivers the homily at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary’s alumni mass.

Msgr. Joseph Trinh class of 1991

Msgr. Joseph Trinh (center) is pastor of St. Helena Parish in Philadelphia and a member of the class of 1991.

Father Engelbert Michel class of 1966

Father Engelbert Michel, class of 1966.

Father Joseph Quindlen

Father Joseph Quindlen (center).

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