Bishop hosts Christmas celebration for retired priests

December 8, 2023 at 9:35 a.m.
Among the priests shown in photo during the Mass with Bishop O'Connell are from left, Father Angelo Amaral, Father Stanley Lukaszewski and Msgr. Vincent Gartland. Staff photo
Among the priests shown in photo during the Mass with Bishop O'Connell are from left, Father Angelo Amaral, Father Stanley Lukaszewski and Msgr. Vincent Gartland. Staff photo


Retired priests from the Diocese welcomed Bishop David M. O'Connell, C.M., for a Christmas visit Dec. 7.

Gathered in Villa Vianney, one of two facilities for retired priests in the Diocese, the evening began with the celebration of Mass in the chapel with the Bishop as principal celebrant and homilist. After Mass, all enjoyed a festive dinner and shared conversation.


Msgr. John K. Dermond proclaims the Gospel during Mass. Staff photo

 



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Retired priests from the Diocese welcomed Bishop David M. O'Connell, C.M., for a Christmas visit Dec. 7.

Gathered in Villa Vianney, one of two facilities for retired priests in the Diocese, the evening began with the celebration of Mass in the chapel with the Bishop as principal celebrant and homilist. After Mass, all enjoyed a festive dinner and shared conversation.


Msgr. John K. Dermond proclaims the Gospel during Mass. Staff photo

 


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