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The Ordination of Three Holy Apostles Graduates: Father Joshua Caswell, Father Nathan Caswell, and Father Kevin Mann

June 9, AD 2014 0 Comments

Three Holy Apostles College and Seminary graduates—Father Joshua Caswell, Father Nathan Caswell, and Father Kevin Mann— were recently ordained. The following is the announcement from the website of St. John Cantius Parish:

Through the power of the Holy Spirit and the imposition of hands, Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I., Archbishop of Chicago, ordained Fr. Joshua Caswell, Fr. Nathan Caswell, and Fr. Kevin Mann to the Holy Order of the Priesthood, for the Archdiocese of Chicago, as members of the Canons Regular of Saint John Cantius. The Mass of Ordination was offered on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at St. John Cantius Church at 7:30pm.

Hundreds of parishioners, friends, and family joined Cardinal George for this wonderful occasion. Family came from far away as California and Canada. Many visiting clergy, religious, and sisters were in attendance, including the Most Rev. Joseph N. Perry, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago, the Very Rev. Douglas Mosey, Rector of Holy Apostles Seminary in Cromwell, CT, Rev. Gregoire Fluet, professor at Holy Apostles Seminary, Rev. Regis N. Barwig, prior of the Community of Our Lady in Oshkosh, WI, Mother Assumpta Long, O.P., Foundress of the Dominican Sisters of Mary Mother of the Eucharist, and Sister Mary Anne Linder, FSE, faculty member at Holy Apostles Seminary.

Cardinal George offered the Mass of Ordination in Latin according to the Ordinary Form of the Roman Rite. The Resurrection Choir and Orchestra directed by Fr. Scott Haynes, SJC sang the Messe Solennelle, Op. 36, by Charles-Marie Widor, as well as Ecce Sacerdos, Edward Elgar, Ave Verum, Colin Mawby, Magnificat in G, by Charles Villiers Stanford, I was Glad, C. H. Parry, as well as other motets. The Mass concluded with all singing the Te Deum in Thanksgiving for the newly ordained priests.

Image credit: St. John Cantius Parish website.

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In order, here are Father Joshua Caswell, Father Nathan Caswell, and Father Kevin Mann.

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View the rest of the 135 photos from St. John Cantius Parish HERE.

Please join us in prayers and thanksgiving for these new priests.

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