Priestly Ordinations on 22 May

On the 22nd of May, at 10 am, Archbishop Georg Gänswein will ordain 27 faithful of Opus Dei as priests. The ceremony will be broadcast live on this website.

Opus Dei - Priestly Ordinations on 22 May

Achbishop Georg Gänswein, prefect of the Papal Household and private secretary to Benedict XVI, will ordain 27 faithful of Opus Dei as priests in the Basilica of Saint Eugene in Rome. The ceremony will begin at 10 am Rome time.

Due to the restrictions required for the pandemic, attendance will be limited and only some relatives and friends of the deacons will be able to participate in the ordination.

As on previous occasions, the ceremony will be broadcast on this website. We will offer the link a few hours before it starts.

The future priests come from Germany, Romania, Brazil, Canada, England, Ivory Coast, Slovakia, Spain, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Lithuania, Nigeria and Peru.

They are: Francisco Javier Alfaro Gutiérrez, Mariano Almela Martínez, Pablo Álvarez Doreste, Juan Manuel Arbulú Saavedra, Francisco Javier Barrera Bernal, Alexsandro Bona, Branislav Borovský, Gaspar Ignacio Brahm Mir, Kevin de Souza, Borja Díaz de Bustamante de Ussia, Juan Diego Esquivias Padilla, Rafael Gil-Nogués, André Guerreiro, Alejandro Gutiérrez de Cabiedes Hidalgo de Caviedes, Casimir Kouassi N'gouan, Fernando López-Rivera Muñoz, Josemaría Mayora Padilla, José Ignacio Mir Montes, Jaime Moya Martín, Juan Prieto Álvarez, Héctor Razo Tena , Vytautas Jonas Saladis, Fadi Sarraf Chalhoub, Fumiaki Shinozaki, Marc Teixidor Viayna, Álvaro Tintoré Espuny and Obilor Bruno Ugwulali.