Priest Ordained in Spanish Diocese After Almost 11 Years Without Vocations| National Catholic Register

On June 20, Bishop César Franco of the Diocese of Segovia, Spain, ordained Álvaro Marín Molinera to the priesthood – almost 11 years after the last priest was ordained for the small diocese. Family, friends and a broad representation of the priests and deacons of the province also attended the ordination ceremony in the cathedral. Father Marín, 27, was ordained a deacon in October 2020, and received formation at the University of Ávila and the Pontifical University of Salamanca. The last ordination of diocesan priests in the diocese was on July 4, 2010. Franco also ordained a young Claretian religious to the priesthood on June 5.

Priest Ordained in Spanish Diocese After Almost 11 Years Without Vocations| National Catholic Register

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