Holy Orders

July 4, 2014

Father James Sullivan: From Reinforcing Homes to Souls

The former carpenter was ordained to the priesthood in the Archdiocese of Hartford, Conn., May 17.

May 21, 2014

Ordination Stats Reflect Greater Need for Latino Representation

As the Hispanic Catholic population increases in the United States, so will the need for priests to minister to their community, Bishop Michael Burbidge says.

May 12, 2014

Pope to Newly Ordained Priests: Blessed Are the Merciful

The Holy Father encouraged new clergy to follow the Good Shepherd on Sunday, May 11.

April 22, 2013

Pope Francis Ordains 10 Priests, Tells Them: Minister With Constant Joy

The Holy Father reminded the men, ‘You are pastors, not functionaries.’

November 20, 2012

Vatican Dismisses Maryknoll Priest From Order

After repeatedly spurning Church attempts to encourage reconciliation, Roy Bourgeois has been dispensed canonically from the priesthood and religious life.

June 17, 2012

Unforgettable Images of the Priesthood


July 5, 2011

Father John Corapi Resigns From SOLT

In a July 5 press release, Father Gerard Sheehan, the priest’s superior, outlines multiple violations of Father Corapi’s holy orders and directs him to return to the community.

April 21, 2011

‘The Feast of Priests’

Archbishop's José Gomez teaches on the sacrament holy orders.