Due to the extraordinary circumstances of the pandemic, this year the priestly and diaconate ordinations of the Fraternity of St. Charles will be celebrated where the candidates are currently in mission. And because of the restrictions in place, only those who have received an invitation will be able to participate at the celebration. We ask that you stay close to our seminarians and deacons through your prayer.


The priestly ordinations of Fr. Riccardo Aletti and Fr Nicola Robotti will be celebrated on Friday 19th June at 4:00pm in the cathedral of Cologne, by the laying on of hands of Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki, archbishop of Cologne. It will not be possible to participate in the celebration, but it is possible to follow via streaming www.domradio.dewww.ewtn.de.


The priestly ordination of Fr. Pietro Paiusco will take place on Saturday 27th June at 10:00am, in the cathedral of St. John the Baptist, in Turin, by the laying on of hands of Bishop Cesare Nosiglia, archbishop of Turin.


Stefano Zamagni will be ordained deacon on Monday 29th June 2020, at the Saint John Paul II National Shine, Washington D.C., by the laying on of hands of Bishop Steven J. Raica, bishop of Birmingham (Alabama).


Monday 29th June at 3:30pm, at the cathedral of the sacred hearts of Jesus and Mary, Andrea Sidoti will be ordained priest, by the laying on of hands of Bishop Gino Reali. In the same celebration Francesco Babbi, Tommaso Badiani, Stefano Peruzzo, and Simone Valentini will be ordained deacons.


(In the image, a moment of the celebration of priestly ordinations, June 2019 – photo by Masi)

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