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Pictures: My Ordination to the Priesthood

As many of you folks know, I was ordained to the priesthood on Saturday, June 6th in St. Patrick Cathedral in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Here are some photos of the occasion; if there are any questions, I'll be happy to (hopefully) answer them.
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Axios! And best wishes to you, Fr. Jon, on your ordination. Thanks for the beautiful photos.

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Axios! Many years!

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Father Jon -
Praise God! Many years! These pictures bring tears to my eyes! I think ordination Masses, at least in the "west", are the best kept secret with a real loss to our people. I'm not a "cradle Catholic" and never did anyone mention to me the great blessing of participating in an ordination. Thanks be to God that circumstances first took me to one a few years ago.

How wonderful to be ordained on the threshold of Year for Priests. May that be a special blessing to you.

In the vesting shot on my computer it reads "...my high school chaplain has bee" and then cuts off. What is the rest of that sentence? How special for him to share in that special practice of vesting you.
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Many years to you, Father Jon! I was honored to be a small part in your special day. Axios!

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Fr Jon,

My congrads on your ordination. I'm sure that your family is very proud of you. I once though about becoming a priest myself.

Good luck with your ministry and keep me (and all of us on the forum) in your prayers.

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Beautiful pictures - thanks Fr Jon .

I hope your Thanksgiving Mass was also one which will live in your memories of this very special time.

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Ad Multos Annos!

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Axios! Chronia Polla!

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Congratulations. May your ministry be long and fruitful!

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Father Jon,

Congratulations and thank you for choosing to serve God and His people. The Mass looked beautiful. Thanks for sharing the pictures.

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Sto Lat to you Fr. Jon, a worthy sacerdos and chronicler of Christianity in its very special and glorious forms in NE Pennsylvania.

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Many years! So where have you been assigned?

In IC XC,
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My bishop has assigned me as Parochial Vicar at St. Francis Xavier Parish in Gettysburg, PA.

Come visit!

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Originally Posted by Fr. Jon
My bishop has assigned me as Parochial Vicar at St. Francis Xavier Parish in Gettysburg, PA.

Come visit!
Maybe time to organize a forum roadtrip for members in the mid-Atlantic region. biggrin

In IC XC,
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Everyone baptized into Christ should pass progressively through all the stages of Christ's own life, for in baptism he receives the power so to progress, and through the commandments he can discover and learn how to accomplish such progression. - Saint Gregory of Sinai

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