Friday, June 21, 2013

Prince George bishop ordains two priests

Fathers Alvin Matias and Rene Antonio bring 'real source of authentic service'
Bishop Stephen Jensen of Prince George lays his hands on the head of Deacon Alvin Matias as he ordains him in Sacred Heart Cathedral May 31. The prelate also ordained Deacon Rene Antonio (not in photo). Northern Catholic News file photo. 
A "great blessing" has fallen on the Diocese of Prince George, said Bishop Stephen Jensen as he ordained two deacons, Alvin Matias and Rene Antonio, to the priesthood May 31, the feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, in Sacred Heart Cathedral. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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