CEDAR GROVE, NJ — A Cedar Grove resident was amongst 5 newly ordained clergymen for the Archdiocese of Newark final month.
Christian G. Scalo of Cedar Grove was ordained on Could 29 into service within the Archdiocese of Newark throughout a Ceremony of Ordination Mass in Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Coronary heart. Because the Mass started, the lads had been offered to the cardinal and had been met with applause by the devoted as an indication of pleasure and welcoming.
The brand new clergymen will start serving a parish to which they had been assigned in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, or Union counties. Their main ministry can be to shepherd the devoted and rejoice Mass and the sacraments.
In his homily, Cardinal Tobin spoke about vocations to the priesthood. “Try to deliver the devoted collectively into one household so that you could be make them God the daddy via Christ and the Holy Spirit,” he mentioned. “Maintain all the time earlier than your eyes the instance of the Good Shepherd who got here to not be served, however to serve and to hunt out and discover what was misplaced.”