Denver, the Mile High City, Receives Seven Men to Christ’s Priesthood at Cathedral on Colfax Avenue



‘…I Will Make You Fishers of Men’

Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of ordains seven men to the Catholic priesthood

Published on: May 20th 2013 — 10:09 AM / OBS: North America


music by: St. John Vianney Theological Seminary – , CO


, CO, USA — Twenty years after World Youth Day 1993 in , vocations to the priesthood in the Mile High City are on the rise. Strong evidence for the infusion of the Holy Spirit’s work in northern Colorado was on display at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception this past Saturday, as seven men laid down their life in service to Christ’s priesthood. Through God’s grace, and these men’s “YES” to Christ’s call, the Archdiocese of received a huge boost of ‘ardor’ for the future work of the Church and the New Evangelization.


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The exciting proposition of these seven men entering the priesthood is their future spiritual and apostolic impact throughout the Archdiocese. And how many young men will they inspire to discern, pray, and consider God’s vocation to the sacrament of Holy Orders? Through God’s grace, the fruits of World Youth Day 1993 will continue to pour forth through young men planting their flags in the ground for Christ and His Church.

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Although this mission does not personally know the life stories of all seven men, the mission of OBS is excited to aide their priesthood moving forward. Together, the 500,000+ Catholics in the Archdiocese of , could make a huge impact on the culture of this state and our nation by banding together to follow the courageous lead of these new priests. Who will join them? Let us all band together in prayer for these seven men’s spiritual growth and courage to lead the flock. May God who has begun this great work, bring it to completion.

Share your story with this mission, get started by e-mailing seth@onebillionstories.com. And don’t forget to forward this link to young men in your life, they need to see the Catholic heroism being lived out in !

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  • Catie Weasler

    Beautiful video on the ordination! Thank you!!

  • http://www.OneBillionStories.com/ OneBillionStories.com

    Catie, thanks for watching! Who did you know in the video? Blessings

  • http://www.facebook.com/joseph.demoor Joseph M. DeMoor

    Excellent footage and thank you for capturing the moments. Seeing the sincerity of our new priests as well as our up and coming seminarians gives added confidence for our future as Catholics in todays environment.

  • http://www.facebook.com/leslie.cannon.330 Leslie Cannon

    Thanks! So wonderful to see Father Paul Kostka, S.C.J. — He was our children’s confirmation teacher at Holy Ghost two years ago! God is good!

  • http://www.OneBillionStories.com/ OneBillionStories.com

    Leslie, that’s beautiful! The SCJ priests are truly servants! Can’t wait to see how they impact the Archdiocese.

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