NOTE: There will be no Compass issue published on June 13, 2008. The next issue will be June 20, 2008.
Newest priest ordained for Green Bay Diocese
Bishop Morneau ordains Dan Schuster, who will serve in Manitowoc
|PRIEST'S FIRST BLESSING: Newly ordained Fr. Dan Schuster offers a blessing to a guest attending his ordination, which was celebrated May 31 at the Cathedral of St. Francis Xavier in Green Bay. (Rick Evans photo)
By Jeff Kurowski
Compass Assistant Editor
GREEN BAY -- Loud and proud describes the near capacity assembly at the ordination Mass for Fr. Dan Schuster on Saturday, May 31, at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral.
During the election of the candidate, as part of the rite of ordination, Fr. Tom Long, diocesan vocations director, testified to the readiness of then Deacon Schuster. Bishop Robert Morneau then accepted the candidate. The assembly was to show its consent with applause, but supporters of Fr. Schuster took it a step further by responding with resounding cheers.
"It's cool to see all the people come together from the different places I've walked, worked and served," said Fr. Schuster. "This is my ordination, but it's not all about me. It's about God working through people." Full story ...
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