Correction on Jubilarian’s Mass

Corrected date for the Mass of thanksgiving celebrating the silver anniversary of Father David Bertolotti’s ordination to the priesthood.

Polish Vincentian 60 Yrs Ordained

Vincentian Father Joseph Szpilski, C.M., celebrated the 60th anniversary of his priesthood on Sunday, May 8, with a Mass of thanksgiving at St. Stanislaus Church, Greenpoint.

Five Diocesan Priests Were Ordained 60 Years Ago

Three of the five diocesan priests celebrating their 60th anniversaries as priests were ordained June 2, 1956, at St. James Pro-Cathedral in Downtown Brooklyn, by Archbishop Thomas E. Molloy.

Fourteen Priests Observe 25 Years of Priesthood

Seven of the men who are celebrating their 25th anniversaries as priests were ordained by Bishop Thomas V. Daily on June 1, 1991. Details of the other ordinations are included in these brief biographies.

Stats on Priests Are Reasons for Hope

It’s ordination season and Catholics have reason to be pleased with the numbers of priests who will serve the Church well into the future. In recent years, the numbers of priestly ordinations have given Catholic Church observers reason to believe there is not a global vocations crisis, but they acknowledge there is still a need for more.