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Philip Johnson ordained to the priesthood


On Saturday, Jan. 7, Philip Gerard Johnson was ordained to the priesthood by the Most Reverend Michael F. Burbidge, bishop of the Diocese of Arlington.

Deacon Johnson, a Greensboro native and former Naval Officer who served during two deployments to the Northern Arabian Gulf, completed his studies at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in 2016.

The Rite of Ordination to the Priesthood Mass was held at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church. 

You can watch the entire Mass here.

Reverend Philip Johnson celebrated his first Mass at St. Catherine of Siena church on Sunday, January 8.