Franciscan Friars of the Renewal

One Priest and Five Deacons Ordained in May

On May 19, 2012 Fr. John Paul Antoine Oullette, CFR was ordained to the priesthood by Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City. He celebrated his first Mass of Thanksgiving the following day at St. Adalbert’s Church in the Bronx.


(read his story here)


On May 21, 2012 in Yonkers, New York at St. Casimir’s Catholic Church, five Franciscan Friars of the Renewal were ordained  to the diaconate by Most Rev. Manuel A. Cruz, Auxiliary Bishop of Newark, New Jersey. Those who were ordained are: Br. Felix Mary Desilets, CFR; Br. Nathanael Mary Lysinger, CFR; Br. Bonaventure Mary Rummell, CFR; Br. Paschal Maria Coby, CFR; and Br. Luke Joseph Leighton, CFR.


See the photo galleries below!


Fr. John Paul's Mass of Thanksgiving  |  St. Adalberts's Church (Bronx, NY)




Deaconate Ordinations  |  St. Casimir's Church (Yonkers, NY)