Seven men will be ordained priests for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Saturday, May 20 at 10 a.m. in the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul during Mass celebrated by Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez.
All are invited to watch the livestream here on Catholic Philly and Archbishop Pérez’s Facebook page.
Get to know each of the men to be ordained and their faith journeys that led them to priesthood:
— Rev. Mr. Anthony J. Albanese: ‘A Yearning for Learning’ Leads Spanish Teacher to the Priesthood
— Rev. Mr. Shane M. Flanagan: College Path Changes from Physical Therapy to the Priesthood
— Rev. Mr. Randall J. Kraft: Deacon Finds Peace and Joy in Following God’s Lead
— Rev. Mr. Phong T. Le: Pharmacist Leaves the American Dream for Life in the Priesthood
— Rev. Mr. John Okpara: Parents’ Marital Love and Personal Healing lead to the Priesthood
— Rev. Mr. Kenneth Omeke: Businessman Goes from Searching for Goods to Searching for Souls
— Rev. Mr. Wesly Taveras Medina: Seminarian Follows God’s Lead to Philadelphia and the Priesthood
Following ordination, Archbishop Pérez will announce the assignments for the newly ordained priests at local parishes.
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