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Faith in Action Blog

July 13,
2011

Above are some beautiful clips taken from the June 19 ordination of Rev. Edmund Waldstein, O.Cist. (’06). You can read about the ordination on Pater Edmund’s blog, or see photos here.


The ordination of Fr. Waldstein

The College is pleased to announce the priestly ordination of four alumni this summer, bringing us to 50 priests in our first 40 years! The newest alumni priests are:

1. Rev. Edmund Waldstein, O.Cist. (’06), ordained by Christoph Cardinal Schönborn, O.P., Archbishop of Vienna, on June 19, 2011. Fr. Waldstein is a Cistercian at the Stift Heiligenkreuz monastery outside of Vienna. The photo above shows him on his ordination day (left) along with his fellow new priests  and Cardinal Schönborn, the College’s 2004 Commencement Speaker.

 

2. Rev. Jonathan Perrotta (’95), ordained by the Most Rev. Earl Boyea, Bishop of Lansing, at St. Mary Cathedral in Lansing, Mich., on June 11. Fr. Perrotta was recently profiled in Faith, Lansing’s diocesan magazine. The profile is available here. (Scroll to the bottom of the page.) 

 

3. Rev. Nick Blaha (’02), ordained by the Most Rev. Joseph Naumann, Archbishop of Kansas City, on May 28. In the photo to the left, Fr. Blaha is shown offering His first Mass.

 

Fr. Dygert4. Rev. Joseph Dygert (’02), ordained to the priesthood in Colorado Springs on June 19. On the right is a picture of Fr. Dygert when he was still Deacon Dygert.

 


June 28,
2011

To celebrate the beatification of Bl. John Paul II, we asked alumni to send in their photos and memories of the late Holy Father. The slideshow below features the various responses we received. Bl. John Paul II, pray for us!

  • Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II
    Slideshow: Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II
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    Slideshow: Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II
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    Slideshow: Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II
  • Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II
    Slideshow: Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II
  • Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II
    Slideshow: Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II
  • Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II
    Slideshow: Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II
  • Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II
    Slideshow: Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II
  • Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II
    Slideshow: Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II
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    Slideshow: Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II
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    Slideshow: Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II
  • Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II
    Slideshow: Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II
  • Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II
    Slideshow: Alumni Remember Bl. John Paul II