Tag: ordination

From Anglican vestry to Catholic priesthood

Archdiocesan News October 2013 Cecily McNeill Doug Shepherd, ordained to the priesthood on 24 August, was first spotted in 2005 while part of the Anglican community of Seatoun Strathmore. His vicar there, Canon Deborah Broome, says Doug had a special quality, a ‘liturgical presence’. ‘There was something in him, something about his personality – the

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Fr Dennis Nacorda ordained

Archdiocesan News September 2013 The chapel at St Patrick’s College Silverstream was packed on Saturday afternoon 10 August when Fr Dennis Nacorda started his priestly ministry. Archbishop John Dew ordained Fr Dennis for the Archdiocese of Wellington. Quoting Pope Francis at World Youth Day in Brazil in July, Archbishop John invited Fr Dennis to ‘Warm

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