Diocese of Providence ordains new priest

Patrick Ryan was ordained in Providence on June 24, 2023. (Diocese of Providence)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — The Diocese of Providence performed an ordination ceremony for a new member of the priesthood Saturday morning.

Deacon Patrick Ryan was ordained at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul by Bishop Richard Henning.

The diocese said that the ordination was Henning’s first since he became the ninth Bishop of Providence.

The full ceremony was streamed by the diocese, and can be viewed here.

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