Ecône: Ordinations to the Diaconate and the Priesthood, June 2022

July 01, 2022

On the feast of St. Apostles Peter and Paul, June 29, 2022, eight priests and five deacons were ordained at the International Seminary of St. Pius X in Ecône, Switzerland, under a brilliant sun.

On this traditional day for ordinations, Bishop Alfonso de Galarreta proceeded with the ordinations of deacons and priests.

There are eight new priests: 1 English, 6 French, and 1 Swiss.

There are five new deacons: 1 Canadian, 2 French, and 2 Swiss.

There were numerous faithful attending, as well as clergy. More that 160 priests imposed their hands on the ordinands.