Five seminarians for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, plus eight from other dioceses and religious orders at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, received the ministry of acolyte May 2 at the seminary in Wynnewood. Bishop James Conley of the Diocese of Lincoln was the main celebrant for the Mass in St. Martin’s Chapel.
Seminarians instituted as acolytes are ordinary ministers of the holy Communion, and will distribute the Eucharist as they continue their priestly formation at the seminary. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
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