Catholic Diocese of Spokane, Washington



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Official News Magazine of the Diocese of Spokane

Deacon Eric Meisfjord, Editor
P.O. Box 48, Spokane WA 99210
(509) 358-7340; FAX: (509) 358-7302

Deacon Joseph Sullivan ordained to the priesthood May 30 at Cathedral

the Inland Register

(From the June 12, 2003 edition of the Inland Register)

Deacon Sullivan enters the Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes at the beginning of the ordination Mass May 30.

Deacon Sullivan is prostrate as the community prays.

Deacon Sullivan kneels before Bishop Skylstad. Deacon John Sicilia stands to the left of the bishop; standing at right is Deacon John Ruscheinsky.

Bishop Skylstad imposes hands upon Joseph Sullivan during the ordination rite.

Priests of the diocese extend their hands in blessing toward Joseph Sullivan.

Father Joseph Sullivan joins Bishop Skylstad at the altar for the Liturgy of the Eucharist.

Father Sullivan bestows his first priestly blessing on Bishop Skylstad.


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