Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. will ordain four men to the Priesthood for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The Rite of Ordination will take place during Mass following Archbishop Chaput’s homily.
Saturday, May 21, 2016
9:45 a.m. (Procession)
10:00 a.m. (Mass)
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Those being ordained are: Rev. Mr. Mathew K. Biedrzycki, Rev. Mr. Mark Cavara, Rev. Mr. Thomas O’Donald, and Rev. Mr. Mathew P. Windle.
Each of the newly ordained priests will be assigned to a parish in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia where they will serve as parochial vicars. A parochial vicar is a priest appointed by the Archbishop to assist the pastor of a parish.