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THE ARCHDIOCESE OF CINCINNATI CELEBRATES ORDINATION OF THREE PRIESTS, The Catholic Telegraph

By Christina Sorrentino, Catholic Exchange, May 23,2002

Christina M. Sorrentino resides in Staten Island, New York, and is a freelance writer, theology teacher, and author of the books Belonging to Christ and Called to Love – A Listening Heart.

When the summer season approaches us, and the months of May and June come around, in Dioceses all across the United States and beyond the Church celebrates the welcoming of new priests as they receive the Sacrament of Holy Orders. They offer their humble “fiat” to God to serve His Church and the People of God. Recently, I was reflecting on my first experience of attending an Ordination Mass in the Archdiocese of Newark.

A cascade of black and white could be seen flowing up the steps as I walked towards the church that is built upon the highest peak in Newark, New Jersey, the Cathedral-Basilica of the Sacred Heart.  …

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