Ordination day for three new priests
Bishop Salvatore R. Matano ordained three men diocesan priests June 4 during an ordination Mass at Rochester’s Sacred Heart Cathedral. Fathers Justin Miller, Jorge Ivan Ramirez and Jainer Erick Viloria knelt before the bishop and their fellow priests, each of whom layed their hands on the heads of the newly ordained men.
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Deacon Anthony Amato (from left) and Fathers Justin Miller, Jainer Erick Viloria and Jorge Ivan Ramirez process into the June 4 priest ordination Mass.
Father Justin Miller smiles as he greets his parents at the start of the ordination Mass.
Father Justin Miller pledges his obedience to Bishop Matano.
Father Joseph Hart lays his hands on the head of Father Jainer Erick Viloria during the Mass.
Diocesan priests lay their hands on the heads of the newly ordained men.
Father Justin Miller (left) receives help with his new vestments from Father Joseph Catanise.
Bishop Matano congratulates Father Jainer Erick Viloria.
The newly ordained priests each said a blessing over Bishop Matano at the end of the ordination Mass.
Father Justin Miller offers a blessing to Cora Long after Mass.
Bishop Matano delivers the homily.
Father Jorge Ivan Ramirez prostrates himself as the Litany of the Saints is sung.
Father Justin Miller offers a blessing to his godson, 6-month-old Samuel Montanaro.
Father Jainer Erick Viloria (right) and Father Jorge Ivan Ramirez offers blessings to well-wishers after the Mass.
Fathers Justin Miller (from left), Jainer Erick Viloria and Jorge Ivan Ramirez stand with Bishop Matano after the ordination Mass.
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