This visit will mark his first to a seminary in the United States since his appointment by Pope Francis as Apostolic Nuncio to our country in April 2016. During the visit, Archbishop Pierre will be the Principal Celebrant of a Mass for the full Seminary community. Concelebrants will include Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.; Bishop Timothy C. Senior, Rector of Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary and Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia; and Bishops Michael J. Fitzgerald and John J. McIntyre, Auxiliary Bishops of Philadelphia.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
4:30 p.m. (Mass)
Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary
Immaculate Conception Chapel
100 East Wynnewood Road
Wynnewood, PA 19096 (Montgomery County)
A veteran of the Vatican’s diplomatic corps, Archbishop Pierre previously served as the Apostolic Nuncio to Mexico, Uganda, and Haiti. He is a native of Rennes, France. An Apostolic Nuncio is appointed by the Holy Father as the Holy See’s diplomatic representative to a nation.
Founded in 1832, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary has been forming men for priestly service in the Catholic Church for more than 180 years. This year, approximately 160 young men have answered God’s call to attend the Seminary to be formed after the heart of Jesus Christ. With the generosity of many, these young seminarians are able to successfully transform into the compassionate and loyal priests and inspiring leaders of tomorrow’s Church. For more information on Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary please visit http://www.scs.edu/.
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