Archbishop Wilton Gregory ordained Father Patrick Agustin, Father Nathanael Anderson, Father James Glasgow, Father Jeremy Hammond, Father Emanuel Lucero, Father James Morrison, Father Francisco Rodriguez, Father Stefan Yap and Deacon Nicholas Morrison for the Archdiocese of Washington during a June 20 Mass of Ordination at St. Catherine Laboure Church in Wheaton, Maryland. The ordinations were scheduled to be held at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., but the Mass was held at the Maryland parish because coronavirus restrictions on the sizes of public gatherings had not yet eased in the District of Columbia by that date. (CS Photos by Andrew Biraj)
In the photo above, newly ordained Deacon Nicholas Morrison, at left, is vested with a stole and chasuble by his older brother, Deacon James Morrison, who moments later was ordained as a new priest for the Archdiocese of Washington. In the photo below, Archbishop Gregory ordains Father Nathanael Anderson as one of eight new priests for the Archdiocese of Washington. During the ordination, the archbishop also anointed the hands of the new priests with chrism and placed a chalice in their hands.(CS photo/Andrew Biraj)
In the photos above, Archbishop Gregory receives a blessing from the newly ordained priests at the end of Mass and greeted them afterward. (CS photos/Andrew Biraj)
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