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Diaconal Ordination of Adrián González, LC
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Legionary ordained in France alongside a seminarian from the diocese of Abiyán, Ivory Coast.

Bishop Nicolas Brouwet lays his hands on Br Adrián González, LC.
Bishop Nicolas Brouwet lays his hands on Br Adrián González, LC.

March 28, 2009. Bassevelle, France. On March 28, 2009, Brother Adrián González, LC, was ordained to the diaconate by Bishop Nicolas Brouwet, the auxiliary bishop of the diocese of Nanterre. The ceremony was carried out in a church in Bassevelle, just a few minutes away from the apostolic school in Méry-sur-Marne. A sizeable group of friends of the Legion in France attended, as well as the apostolic school community.

During the ceremony, Richmond Niamké, a seminarian from the diocese of Abiyán, Ivory Coast, was also ordained a deacon.

At the end of the Mass, Fr Julien Durodié, LC, the superior of the center of apostolate in Paris and the local coordinator of apostolate, addressed some words of thanksgiving to His Excellency in the name of the whole community.

The Mass was followed by a reception, after which His Excellency went to the apostolic school to eat with the community. At the
Bishop Nicolas Brouwet with the new deacons: Deacon Adrián González, LC, and Deacon Richmond Niamké, of the diocese of Abiyán.
Bishop Nicolas Brouwet with the new deacons: Deacon Adrián González, LC (right) and Deacon Richmond Niamké, of the diocese of Abiyán, Ivory Coast (right).
end of the meal, the student choir and orchestra presented some musical pieces. His Excellency thanked the apostolic boys and precandidates for their witness of giving their lives to God, and invited the community to follow the example of their formators, especially Fr Adrián González, who have given their lives completely to serve others.

Several Legionaries are currently working in the diocese of Nanterre, building Regnum Christi and ECYD sections and working as chaplains in various schools and parishes.

The entire group of 60 Legionary transitional deacons will be ordained to the priesthood in Rome on December 12, 2009, the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Everyone is invited to attend and to accompany the future priests with their prayers.


PUBLICATION DATE: 2009-03-28


 
 


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