Ordination to Diaconate

The ordination of Damien Lynch and Shane O’Sullivan to the Diaconate took place in the College Chapel on Sunday 29th January 2012.The ceremony was presided over by His Grace Most Reverend Dermot Clifford, Archbishop of Cashel.

Diaconate is the last phase in the formation of a seminarian before his ordination to the Priesthood. Damien Lynch of Cloyne diocese, and Shane Sullivan of Tuam will be ordained in a ceremony rich in symbolism.

Damien Lynch and Shane Sullivan to be ordained Deacons on Sunday 29th January 2012

Shane Sullivan of Tuam DioceseDamien Lynch of Cloyne diocese

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The ceremony will take place in the College Chapel at 11.00 a.m., and will be presided over by His Grace Most Reverend Dermot Clifford, Archbishop of Cashel. It is on this day that the seminarians formalise their commitment to the Priesthood, and takes their vows of chastity and obedience.

If you have not attended the ceremony of Ordination to Diaconate, this is your opportunity, as there will be plenty of room in the College Chapel, and all are welcome.

 

The ordination of Damien Lynch and Shane O’Sullivan to Diaconate
took place in the College Chapel on Sunday 29th January 2012

Shane O'Sullivan and Damien Lynch stand before ordination to Diaconate in the College Chapel of Saint Patrick's College, MaynoothFollowing the Diaconate ceremony in Maynooth CollegeShane O'Sullivan following his ordination as Deacon in Maynooth College Chapel