Archdiocese of Portland to hold its largest ordination ever

A bit of good news out of the Pacific Northwest, via Deacon Greg Kandra. Next month the Archdiocese of Portland will ordain its largest class of diocesan priests ever:

Archbishop John G. Vlazny will ordain 10 priests on Saturday, June 9, at St. Mary’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. The Mass of ordination will begin at 11 a.m. This is the largest ordination class of Portland diocesan priests ever, according to officials. 

Those being ordained are: Deacons Justus Alaeto, Arturo Romero-Bautista, Jeffrey Eirvin, Jose Campos Garcia, James Graham, J. Moises Kumul Mac, Matthew Libra, Joseph Nguyen, Benjamin Tapia Ortiz, and Rodel de Mesa.

The link includes bios of the soon-to-be-ordained.


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