On Wednesday, June 29th, ten deacons were ordained priests in the church of St Savior, Jerusalem (Old City), by His Beatitude Mgr Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem. The celebration was concelebrated notably by Mgr Rafic Nahra, Patriarchal Vicar for Israel, Mgr Francis Xavier Yu Soo-il, OFM, Mgr José Vilaplana Blasco, Fr. Francesco Patton, Custos of the Holy Land, and Fr. Nikodemus Schnabel, OSB, Patriarchal Vicar for Migrants and Asylum Seekers.
The celebration was filmed by the CMC, and can be watched on our Facebook page.