“The Catholic Spirit” reports on last weekend’s diaconal and priestly ordinations in Minneapolis

In Minneapolis, nine are ordained deacon at May 2 Mass Vaughn Treco - diaconal ordinationArchbishop John Nienstedt of St. Paul and Minneapolis prays during a May 2 Mass at the Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis where nine men were ordained deacons. Kneeling, from left, are deacons Matthew Northenscold, Mark Pavlak, Adam Tokashiki, Vaughn Treco and Joseph Zabinski. Not pictured are deacons Neil Bakker, Michael Daly, Kyle Kowalczyk and Michael McClellan. Seven were ordained for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. …

In addition to the archdiocesan deacons, two others were ordained — one for a religious community and another for a personal ordinariate. Deacon Adam Tokashiki was ordained for the religious community Pro Ecclesia Sancta, which serves St. Mark in St. Paul. Like the archdiocesan deacons, Deacon Tokashiki will continue to study at the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity before ordination to the priesthood next year.

Deacon Treco, a former Anglican priest, was ordained for the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. The day following his diaconate ordination, he was ordained a priest at Holy Family in St. Louis Park, where he will minister to a small community of former Anglicans who have joined the Catholic Church but who, as members of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter, continue to worship with some aspects of the Anglican liturgy. …

(from The Catholic Spirit)

Here is a photo of Fr. Vaughn’s ordination from St. Bede’s facebook page:

Fr Vaughn Treco's ordination

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One Response to “The Catholic Spirit” reports on last weekend’s diaconal and priestly ordinations in Minneapolis

  1. Richard Grand says:

    The quoted article speaks of “Deacon Treco, a former Anglican priest”. Deacon Treco has never been a part of the Episcopal Church or any Anglican Church that is part of the Anglican Communion. He was a member of a small independent group called the “Charismatic Episcopal Church”.

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