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The Diocese of St. Petersburg joyfully announces the upcoming Priesthood Ordination Mass on Saturday, August 15, 2020, 11:00 a.m., at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle, St. Petersburg. Candidates for ordination are:

Reverend Mr. Joshua Anthony Bertrand

Reverend Mr. Connor David Penn

Reverend Mr. Mark Andrew Woodke

The candidates will be ordained by Most Reverend Gregory L. Parkes, Bishop of St. Petersburg.

PLEASE NOTE:  Due to spacing limitations resulting from the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Ordination Mass will be a ticketed event. Only priests and guests of the ordinandi will attend the Ordination Mass in person.  However, all are invited to view the Mass via livestream on our diocesan website: http://www.dosp.org/livestream.

If you are available to attend the Vespers Service, on Friday, August 14, 2020, 7:00 p.m., at Christ the King Catholic Church, 821 S. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, all are welcome, as social distancing permits.  Tickets for the Vespers Service are not required, however we ask that you use a face covering if you plan on attending in person.  The Vesper Service will also be live streamed on Christ the King’s website: https://ctk-tampa.org/live-mass.

Please keep Deacons Bertrand, Penn and Woodke in prayer, as they await the day of their ordination to the Sacred Priesthood on the Solemnity of Our Lady’s Assumption!