PORTUGAL, Schoenstatt Fathers •
The Community of the Schoenstatt Fathers joyfully announces that Deacon GONÇALO AFONSO CRAVO will be ordained as a priest by Bishop Maurilio Jorge Quintal de Gouveia, Archbishop Emeritus of Évora, on Saturday, 24 September 2016, at 4:00 p.m.
The new priest will celebrate his first Mass in the Shrine of Our Lady of Schoenstatt of Lisbon (Praca de Damão 7, Belém) on Sunday, 25 September at 10:00 a.m. Then a festive luncheon, which is open to everyone, will be offered at the Fathers’ House (Rua São Francisco Xavier 26, Belém).
We are grateful for your support during this time of preparation for the priesthood, and we ask for your prayers so that our priestly service may be fruitful for the Church.
A special joy for the team of schoenstatt.org: Gonçalo Cravo is schoenstatt.org translator José Cravo`s son.
Original: Portuguese. Translation: Celina M. Garza, San Antonio, TX USA. Edited: Melissa Peña-Janknegt, Elgin, TX USA