Administration of the Sacrament of Holy Orders
Priestly ordination of deacons of the Prelature
On Sunday, September 5, in Torreciudad, Spain, Bishop Echevarría conferred priestly ordination on two deacons of the Prelature: Josep Maria Viñolas, an agricultural technical engineer, and the Mexican computer scientist Mario Vera. Thanks to the Beta Films Foundation, the ceremony could be followed directly on the internet.
Diaconal ordination of faithful of the Prelature
Thirty-four faithful of the Prelature (from Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Singapore, Argentina, Colombia, Nigeria, the United States, France, Austria, Brazil, Mexico, El Salvador, Poland and Uganda) received diaconal ordination from the hands of Bishop Echevarría on November 13. The ceremony took place at St. Eugene’s Basilica, in Rome.
Romana, No. 51, January-January 2010, p. 316.