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Saturday, June 17th, 2017
10:00 AM - Ordination to the priesthood
Ordination to the priesthood
Saturday, June 17th, 2017
10:00 AM - No Time
BURLINGTON-- Burlington Bishop Christopher J. Coyne will ordain Deacon Joseph J. Sanderson to the Roman Catholic priesthood on Saturday, June 17, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Co-Cathedral in Burlington. The ordination will be a special time for clergy to meet in a spirit of fraternity and camaraderie, as they, along with the faithful of the Diocese of Burlington, celebrate the Mass of Ordination to the Priesthood. Deacon Sanderson grew up in Orwell and attended Our Lady of Providence Seminary and Providence College, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy. He did his major seminary training at St. John's Seminary in Boston. The Rite of Ordination includes a Litany of Supplication in which the Church invokes the intercession of the saints and martyrs in heaven to intercede for the candidate and the entire pilgrim Church on Earth, asking for God to pour forth His grace and mercy. During the litany, Deacon Sanderson will lay prostrate at the foot of the steps in front of the altar. The bishop will place his hands on the head of the candidate. Through this Laying on of Hands by the bishop and the prayer of ordination, the gift of the Holy Spirit for the priestly office will be conferred on the candidate. The bishop will anoint the hands of the newest priest of the Diocese of Burlington with sacred chrism and place in his hands the bread and wine – on a paten and in a chalice, respectively -- pointing to his duty of presiding at the celebration of the Eucharist and of following Christ Crucified. The faithful of the Diocese of Burlington are invited and encouraged to attend the ordination.

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