Seminarians, including several from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, received the call to candidacy for ordination to the priesthood during a Mass celebrated by Archbishop Nelson Pérez in St. Martin’s Chapel Nov. 4, the feast of the seminary’s patron, St. Charles Borromeo. The feast capped days of solemn celebration for the St. Charles Seminary community, including the annual Forty Hours devotion and celebration of All Saints Day, Nov. 1. (Photos by Zinjin Iglesia)

Candidates for the Philadelphia Archdiocese included Joseph Thanth Ky Bui, Philip Cheung, Bernard Okechukwu Ekeagwu, Max McGallagher, Gregory Harold Miller and Brendan Randall Zehner; also for Philadelphia with the Neo-Catechumenal Way were Juan Pablo Builes and Jacob Sanz.