2018 Ordinations to the Priesthood

Ordained Transitional Deacons

The five men becoming priests for the Diocese of Brooklyn June 30 were ordained transitional deacons during three separate Masses in Rome, Yonkers and Astoria.

Patrick Dorelus, who studied at the Pontifical North American College (PNAC) in Rome, Italy, was ordained a transitional deacon at St. Peter’s Basilica on Sept. 28, 2017 by Bishop James Checchio of Metuchen, N.J. From left, are Father John Cush, PNAC academic dean; retired Auxiliary Bishop Guy Sansaricq; Deacon Dorelus; and Father Hilaire Belizaire. (Photo courtesy Father John Cush)

 

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio ordained to the transitional diaconate Jose Diaz and Joseph Dutan, laying prostrate in the foreground, at St. Joseph’s Seminary, Yonkers, Nov. 4, 2017. (Photo: Ed Wilkinson)

 

On March 24, Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto ordained Alessandro Linardi transitional deacons at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Astoria. (Photo: Melissa Enaje)

 

On March 24, Auxiliary Bishop Raymond Chappetto ordained Hung Xuan Cao transitional deacons at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Astoria. (Photo: Michael Daum)

 

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