Saturday, June 12, Deacon Sylvestre Obwaka and Deacon Gerald Okoli will be ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Gaylord by Bishop Hebda at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary Cathedral in Gaylord. A reception will follow in the Parish Hall.

Also from the Diocese website:

On the eve of the ordination, Bishop Bernard A. Hebda will preside at Vespers for the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in the Presence of the Blessed Sacrament. The service, offered in thanksgiving to Almighty God for the generous response of Deacons Sylvestre and Gerald to the call to serve as a Priest of Jesus Christ in the Diocese of Gaylord and to pray for an increase in vocations, will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 11 at St. Mary Cathedral.

Read more about our two newest priests here.

I hope I can make it!