Congratulations, Fr. Duffy

Longtime FOB (Friend of the Bench) Michael Duffy was ordained Saturday to be a priest for the Diocese of Rockville Centre.  He celebrated his first Mass Sunday at St. Frances de Chantal Parish in Wantagh, NY.   Ad multos  annos!


  1. [...] collar as both yoke and witness and the seminary as seedbed for lifelong growth.Deacon Greg noted his June 9th ordination for the Diocese of Rockville Centre, and today we welcome him as our newest blogger as he launches [...]

  2. [...] but I could be wrong.  But he’s no stranger to Patheos, as Elizabeth Scalia can attest, and he’s even made an appearance here at The Bench. He’s a bright, enthusiastic, passionate young priest, prone to big laughs and big hugs.  (I [...]