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Society of Mary Ordinations


On 18 November 2020, in the St Peter Chanel Chapel at the Pacific Regional Seminary in Suva, Fiji, Archbishop Peter Loy Chong ordained Joseph Tora from Fiji as a transitional deacon.

And on 21 November, at St Francis Cabrini Parish Church in Rome, Bishop Guerino Di Tora ordained Charles Mbara Apéké from Cameroon and Hayden Powick from New Zealand as transitional deacons.

Fr Donato Kivi SM, Deacon Joseph Tora and the Provincial of Oceania, Fr Setefano Mataele SM

Deacon Charles Mbara Apéké, Bishop Di Tora and Deacon Hayden Powick


On 28 November 2020, Bishop Michael Gielen ordained Benedict D’souza SM to the priesthood in Sacred Heart Church, Ponsonby, Auckland. Benedict is pictured here with Marist Seminary students Joseph Mijares, Hemi Ropata SM and Tom Manihera.


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