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Franciscan Friars TOR Ordination

Event Details

Start Date:  November 3, 2012
End Date: November 4, 2012

Congratulations to the Franciscan Friars who will be ordained on Saturday, November 3rd into the The Providence of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus of the Third Order Regular of Saint Francis of Penance.  All are welcome to attend.

To the Order of Presbyterate:

  • Brother Ronald Hurl, T.O.R.
  • Brother Jonathan McELhone, T.O.R.

To the Order of Diaconate:

  • Brother Patrick Whittle, T.O.R.
  • Brother Michael Tinker, T.O.R.
  • Brother Augustine Lieb, T.O.R.
  • Brother Staffan Jakobsson, T.O.R.

Ordination Ceremony will take place on Saturday, November 3rd at 11AM in the Immaculate Conception Chapel at Saint Francis University. The ceremony will be led by His Excellency, the most Reverend Kevin Vann, Bishop of the Diocese of Fort Worth, Texas.

Father Jonathan McElhone will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving on Sunday, November 4 at 10AM in the Immaculate Conception Chapel at Saint Francis University.

Father Ronald Hurl will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving on Sunday, November 4 at 11:15AM in the Saint Francis Friary Chapel at Mount Assisi, Loretto, PA.


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