Portland to ordain largest number of priests ever

Portland to ordain largest number of priests ever May 16, 2012

With ordination season kicking off, Oregon is about to set a local record next month:

Archbishop John G. Vlazny will ordain 10 priests on Saturday, June 9, at St. Mary’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. The Mass of ordination will begin at 11 a.m. This is the largest ordination class of Portland diocesan priests ever, according to officials.

Those being ordained are: Deacons Justus Alaeto, Arturo Romero-Bautista, Jeffrey Eirvin, Jose Campos Garcia, James Graham, J. Moises Kumul Mac, Matthew Libra, Joseph Nguyen, Benjamin Tapia Ortiz, and Rodel de Mesa.

You can read the biographies of the men at this link.


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