Clearly it is the work of the Holy Spirit, Bishop Robert W. Finn said, that led the newest diocesan priest to the moment of his ordination Oct. 18 .
Call them the Lucky Thirteen, but it is the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph that benefits.
Prepare for a bonanza of priests.
The National Football League’s loss is the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph’s gain.
If his Archbishop O’Hara High School classmates voted on a “least likely to be a priest,” Father Adam Haake might have won in a landslide.
The new priest, Father Mark V. Yates, said the line knowing those who heard it would understand fully.
It isn’t unusual for the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception to be full for an ordination.
She wasn’t there this time, but she was remembered.
Credit Msgr. Martin Froeschl for this one, even if it did take 20 years.