Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

At the ordination

Published June 10, 2013

After the incense, after the prayers, after the blessing and the laying on of hands, comes the tradition where the new priests offer blessing to friends and family.
It’s a happy occasion, giving the men the first time to be with loved ones after the ornate ceremony. 

Here reporter Andrew Nelson spoke to a friend of one of the new seven priests, Father Thomas Shuler.
Thoughts on a new priest from Georgia Bulletin on Vimeo.

 And here’s Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory’s homily given during the Mass.

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