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Tuesday, July 8, 2008

"Birmingham: seven ordinations in 'a summer of exceptional grace' "

From Independent Catholic News

There will be seven ordinations to the Priesthood in the Archdiocese of Birmingham [England] this summer, writes Peter Jennings.

In a statement issued yesterday, Archbishop Vincent Nichols said: "This is a summer of exceptional grace for our Archdiocese as seven new priests are ordained.

"They come from different backgrounds and are of different ages. This shows that the priesthood remains powerfully attractive to those who seek to know God and serve God. It is a joyful and fulfilling way of life."

The Archbishop of Birmingham added: "I hope many more men, young and of more mature years, will come forward to offer themselves to the priesthood."

Read the rest of the article HERE.

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