Ordinations (May 4, 2013)
On May 4, 2013, in the Roman Basilica of St. Eugene, Bishop Echevarría conferred priestly ordination on 31 faithful of the Prelature of Opus Dei. These new priests will serve the Church through their ministry, after having exercised various professional activities for several or many years. In his homily, the Prelate addressed the families of the new priests and their friends who had come to the ceremony: “I especially congratulate their families. By your prayer, good example and in various ways you have contributed to their priestly vocation. I always say this, but in a special way on these occasions: every Christian has the duty to pray every day so that our Lord may grant many seminarians throughout the world. Let us take it as a joyful duty.”
The new priests come from five continents: Africa, Asia, Europe, and North and South America. T
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Romana, No. 56, January-June 2013, pag. 56-57.