ORDINATION THIS WEEKEND
Rev. Mr. Scott A. Belina of St Anthony's will be ordained a Priest of the Diocese of Ogdensburg
this Saturday May 25, 2013 at St. Mary's Cathedral.
Rev. Mr. Belina was Ordained a Transitional Deacon on May 25, 2012 in a ceremony held at
Father Belina's first Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony's on the afternoon of May 26, 2013.
His first Pastoral Assignment will be at St. Mary's Cathedral Parish and in the Chancery.
Two men from our parishes are completing their studies and preparation for
Ordination as Permanent Deacons.
Donald Wilder from St. Patrick's and Guy Javarone from St. Anthony's are
to be ordained by Bishop LaValley on October 5, 2013. That ceremony will also occur
at St. Mary's Cathedral.
We offer our prayers for each of these men as they complete their programs
The Stages in the
Rite of Christian Initiation Process
Inquiry: I have been called to consider this faith community.
Catechumenate: I am received into the period of preparation.
Purification: I examine my life and come to understand my failings.
Enlightenment: I have been called and initiated. "Thank you, Lord."
Mystagogia: I will never learn enough about my God and my Church.
The next period of Inquiry has begun. Join us Wednesday evenings September 12 or 26 and October 3 at 7:00 pm
in the Pastoral Center of St. Patrick's and St. Anthonys. The Pastoral Center is located behind
St. Patrick's Church on S. Massey St. Walk-ins are welcome. Actual classes in preparation for the reception of
the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation) will begin October 21, 2012.