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Mass Celebrating Bishop Ford’s Priestly Ordination

A Mass celebrating the 100th anniversary of the priestly ordination of Bishop Francis Xavier Ford, M.M., will be celebrated at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. Bishop Ford celebrated his first Mass at the co-cathedral.

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio will be the main celebrant, and Father Kevin Hanlon, M.M., will be the homilist.

This celebration will be an important moment for the diocese to join together in recognizing the heroic legacy of Bishop Ford and praying for his canonization.

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