Litany of the Saints

Ordination of Priests

The next ordination to the priesthoood is scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 16, 2015 at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist.

With praise and gratitude to God, Saint Francis de Sales Seminary joyfully announces the ordination to the priesthood of

Rev. Gideon Kamwina Buya
Rev. John Spencer Gibson
Rev. Peter Patrick Wamugi Kimani
Rev. Justin Lawrence Lopina
Rev. Nathaniel Joseph Miniatt
Rev. Jose Mario Nieto Restrepo

through the imposition of hands and the invocation of the Holy Spirit by the Most Reverend Jerome E. Listecki, Archbishop of Milwaukee, at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist on May 17, 2014.

Click here to see photographs of the ordination.


Meet the Class of 2014!

The Catholic Herald featured a series of profiles about the six men who were ordained to the priesthood in 2014.  Click on the titles below to read their stories.
Reverend Gideon Buya Reverend John Gibson Reverend Nathan Miniatt
Parents' Pentecostal roots led to future priest's vocation Passion for soccer; deeper passion for serving God, people What was once play is about to become real
Reverend Jose Mario Nieto Restrepo Reverend Justin Lopina Reverend Peter Patrick Kimani
Science, faith, satisfy future priest's curiosity Career as scientist never materialized Like Jonah, Kenyan's attempt to flee from Lord fails


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