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Ordination definition, Ecclesiastical. the act or ceremony of ordaining. See more.

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ORDINATIONS 2016: Ordained as priests after the heart of Christ
Five young deacons, from left to right, David Adan Ramirez Nieves (Colombia), Giovanni Raffaele (Italy), Jerome Truc Ba Nguyen (Vietnam), Rodrigo Da Costa Ponte (Brazil) and Matthew Hodgson (Australia), were ordained to the priesthood at St Mary's ...
Bishop Kinney reflects on his service for the church
"Each of the ordinations that I have been able to do as a bishop have been highlights for me," he said. He also enjoyed time he spent with members of religious orders, including the monks at St.
Increase in Ordinations the Result of Faithfulness and Orthodoxy
Even more significantly, in 2015 there was a 25% increase in ordinations to the priesthood as 595 men were ordained last year, up from 477 the previous year. According to Mary Gautier and Thomas Gaunt, authors of The Class of 2015: Survey of Ordinands ...
LC Priests' Ordinations Heal Rifts
Over the years, I had occasional contacts with the Advani family, but nothing regular, so I was touched that he invited me to the ordination to represent our chaplaincy, even though my ministry at Newman House only began after Sameer had graduated.
Ordinations – does rarity bring increased appreciation?
Two new priests recently ordained in Galway were photographed all smiles after their ordination ceremony on the Feast of the Epiphany. Fr John O'Halloran is 38 and Fr Michael King is 39 and their stories attracted interest because they had had previous ...

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