10 New Priests for the Diocese of Immigrants

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St. Joseph Co-Cathedral is packed as Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio ordains 10 men to the priesthood to serve the Church in Brooklyn and Queens. Seven of these new ministers were born outside of the United States; boasting of roots as diverse as the diocese itself. Currents Correspondent Katie Breidenbach reports from the Mass of Ordination.

The men ordained are: Fathers Gesson Agenis, Yvon Hector Aurelien, Victor Manuel BolaƱos, Mark Bristol, Ralph Edel, Lukasz Kubiak, Uririoghene Melchizedek Okrokoto, Ambiorix Osorio, Jaroslaw Szeraszewicz.

View their full bios here. Watch their vocation stories here.