Watch the Ordination Mass on June 20 Via Livestreaming and Also Participate in a Vocations-Related Novena

Bishop Richard Pates, the diocesan apostolic administrator, will be presiding at at Mass to ordain six new priests and a seminarian who will become a transitional deacon. Because of the pandemic, attendance will be limited, which is why the Diocese of Joliet will be livestreaming the Mass on June 20 at 10 a.m. The livestreaming link will be posted on this site several days before the ordination on the following site:

In addition, please also join with others to pray a nine-day novena in thanksgiving and also to petition for their vocations and to strengthen their ministries as holy parish priests and deacon. You will receive the prayers via email from Mundelein Seminary for nine days beginning the day after you sign up. Be sure to sign up at the following site by June 11 since the emails will start the day after:  SIGN UP

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