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Diocesan Seminarian Admitted to Candidacy

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Diocesan Seminarian Tom Duggan was received into Admission to Candidacy on November 4 in a ceremony held at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia. The Admission to Candidacy rite offers the candidates for ordination the opportunity to publicly express their intention to receive ordination to the Sacrament of Holy Orders. Cardinal Justin Rigali of Philadelphia presided at the Mass and the Admission ceremony. Bishop Michael F. Burbidge concelebrated.

Above: (left to right) Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, Cardinal Justin Rigali, Seminarian Tom Duggan, Father Shaun L. Mahoney, Rector of St. Charles Seminary (Courtesy S. Webb Photography).