DIaconate Ordination

  • September 26th 2020


On September 26, 2020, Brother Joseph Marie Krilich, a friar of the Third Order Regular of Saint Francis, was ordained to the Diaconate.  The Ordination ceremony took place in the Immaculate Conception Chapel on the campus of Saint Francis University. Bishop Mark Bartchak, Bishop of the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese was the presider at the Ordination. Present were members of Brother Joseph's family as well as friars of the Third Order Regular.  Brother Joseph's father, Deacon Paul Krilich also assisted at the ordination and vested him in the Deacon Dalmatic.


. . .  Send forth upon him, Lord, we pray, the Holy Spirit, that he may be strengthened by the gift of your sevenfold grace for the faithful carrying out of the work of the ministry.
(from the Prayer of Consecration)