Thursday, March 22, 2012

Priest Ordained Early to Fulfill Father's Wish

In the past several months, new priest Father Richard Dyer has experienced deeply the highs and lows of the Christian life.
In late December, he was ordained a priest six months early for the Diocese of Arlington, Va., by Bishop Paul Loverde to fulfill his dying father’s wish to be present at his ordination.
After seeing his son become a priest, Father Dyer’s father, Richard Dyer Sr., passed away the following day — at almost the same time his son finished celebrating his first Mass.

Read more: of the National Catholic Register article here


acadiANNA said...

I read this full article and see the hand of God in granting the seminarian early ordination to the priesthood. It confirms Fr. Dyer's holy vocation in serving the Church of the living God. His story is very inspiring.

Esther G. said...

Thank you for taking the time to comment. I agree with you! God bless.