Minor Orders Ceremony: 15 August 2010
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The procession into the chapel at the beginning of the ceremony The three ordinands Fr. Griego, as Assistant Priest, calls the ordinands to approach the altar. Bishop Alfonso de Galarreta gives the clerical tonsure to second-year seminarian Marlowe Domdom. After the tonsure, the candidate is invested with the surplice and presented with a cross. Third-year seminarian Pius Nanthambwe, also serving as Master of Ceremonies for the Pontifical Mass, closes the door at the entrance of the chapel as part of the rite for the reception of the order of Porter. James Ngaruro prepares to receive the minor orders of Exorcist and Acolyte. The candidate approaches the altar and kneels before the officiating bishop to listen to the admonition proceeding the administration of the orders. The group photo after the ceremony, with the three ordinands in front (l to r) Pius Nanthambwe of Zimbabwe, Marlowe Domdom of the Philippines, and James Ngaruro of Kenya. The group photo after the ceremony, with the three ordinands in front (l to r) Pius Nanthambwe of Zimbabwe, Marlowe Domdom of the Philippines, and James Ngaruro of Kenya.



Holy Cross Seminary, Goulburn, Australia