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Presbyteral Ordination Schedule 2022

Eight transitional deacons to be ordained priests this spring and summer

by Editorial Team

Sacred Heart Major Seminary is proud to announce that eight graduates will receive the sacrament of Holy Orders this spring and summer. The transitional deacons will be ordained into the presbyterate across four dioceses and two religious communities. Mass and livestream information can be found below.

Join us in praising God for the gift of the priesthood, and the lives of service to the Church these men are entering into. The Sacred Heart community offers heartfelt congratulations to our Ordinandi. Let us pray for these men as they prepare to become priests according to the Heart of Jesus Christ, the Good Shepherd. Come, Holy Spirit

Diocese of Marquette

Dcn. Christian Flagstadt

Ordination date: Friday, June 3, 2022, 3:00 p.m.

Location: St. Peter Cathedral 311 W. Baraga Avenue Marquette, Michigan

Dcn. Brandon Yanni

Ordination date: Friday, June 3, 2022, 3:00 p.m.

Location: St. Peter Cathedral 311 W. Baraga Avenue Marquette, Michigan

Franciscan Friars of the Holy Spirit

Rev. Br. John of the Cross (Anthony Constantino)

Ordination date: Saturday, June 4, 2022 

Location: Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral 6351 N 27th Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 

Companions of the Cross

Dcn. Joshua Grandmaison, CC

Ordination date: June 4, 2022 

Location: Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica 385 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Watch Fr. Grandmaison's first Mass

Diocese of Kalamazoo

Dcn. Jacob Thomas

Ordination date: June 4, 2022, 10:00 a.m.

Location: Cathedral Church of Kalamazoo   542 W Michigan Ave Kalamazoo, Michigan

Diocese of Lansing

Dcn. Tyler Arens

Ordination date: Saturday, June 11, 2022, 10:30 a.m.

Location: St. Thomas Aquinas 955 Alton Rd, East Lansing, Michigan 

Livestream on Facebook | Livestream on YouTube

Diocese of Winona-Rochester

Dcn. Michael Churchill

Ordination date: Friday, June 24, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. (CST)

Location: Cathedral of the Sacred Heart  360 Main Street, Winona, Minnesota

Winona-Rochester Cathedral Livestream  | Diocosean Livestream

Companions of the Cross 

Dcn. Juan Orozco, CC

June 25, 2022

Location: Catholic Charismatic Center 1949 Cullen Blvd, Houston, Texas

Livestream on YouTube


by Editorial Team

Editorial Team

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