Cardinal-Jubilarian: Vocation Is Lifelong Response to a Call

At a Mass commemorating the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood, Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington, D.C., expressed thanks to God for his vocation, and he encouraged Catholics to open their hearts to hearing and responding to God’s call in their lives.

Vincentian’s 25th Anniversary

Father Patrick Flanagan, C.M., who grew up in St. Frances de Chantal parish, Wantagh, L.I., attending the parochial school there; Holy Trinity Diocesan H.S., Hicksville; Niagara University; Mary Immaculate Seminary, Northampton, Pa.; and Immaculate Conception Seminary, Huntington.

Marking 60th Years of Ministry

Four diocesan priests and one member of a religious order are observing their 60th anniversary of ordination.

Fr. Nolan was Ordained 70 Years Ago

Father Joseph M. Nolan, a senior priest at Bishop Mugavero Residence, Douglaston, is marking his 70th year as a priest of the Brooklyn Diocese.

Five Diocesan Priests Mark Golden Jubilees

All five diocesan priests celebrating their 50th anniversaries of ordination were ordained May 27, 1967 by Archbishop Bryan J. McEntegart at St. James Pro-Cathedral, Downtown Brooklyn.