In this special annual supplement, The Tablet salutes priest-jubilarians – men who have been called by God to serve at His altar and are celebrating significant anniversaries of ordination this year.
Seven priests of the Brooklyn Diocese are celebrating the 50th anniversary of their ordination as priests. Six of them were ordained on June 1, 1968 by Auxiliary Bishop John J. Boardman at St. James Pro-Cathedral in Downtown Brooklyn.
Eleven priests of the Diocese of Brooklyn are celebrating their silver anniversaries of ordination to the priesthood.
Father Pablo Sans, who lives at Our Lady of the Cenacle rectory in Richmond Hill, marked his 65th year as a priest on March 15.
Five priests of the Brooklyn Diocese are observing their 60th year of priesthood. They were ordained May 31, 1958 by Bishop Bryan J. McEntegart at St. James Pro-Cathedral in Downtown Brooklyn.
Father James P. Fallon, S.S.J., pastor of Immaculate Conception parish, Lebeau, La., will celebrate a Mass of thanksgiving to mark his 50th anniversary of ordination at the church on Sunday, June 3.
Each year, priests who are celebrating significant anniversaries of ordination and who serve in Brooklyn and Queens, are invited to be among the special concelebrants of the Chrism Mass during Holy Week. Above, jubilarians Msgr. Steven Aguggia, Father Astor Rodriguez, C.M., pastor of St. John the Baptist, Bedford-Stuyvesant, and Father Jean Miguel Auguste. • • […]
Nine priests of the Diocese of Brooklyn are celebrating 55 years in priesthood.
If Jesus and His truth are to become truly present in today’s world, priests must do what Jesus did and be “street preachers,” going out to encounter and accompany sinners with tenderness and compassion, Pope Francis told the world’s priests.
Three Maryknoll priests who are celebrating significant anniversaries this year were born in the Brooklyn Diocese. They are among 37 Maryknoll priests and brothers who will be commemorating their ordination to the priesthood or Final Oath as a Maryknoll Brother on June 24.