Las Vísperas Solemnes, un servicio de oración que se llevó a cabo la noche anterior a la ordenación episcopal del obispo electo Neary el 14 de Febrero como el décimo obispo de la Diócesis de St. Cloud.
Cientos de personas acudieron a la Catedral de St. Mary en St. Cloud el 14 de Febrero para presenciar la ordenación e instalación del décimo obispo de la Diócesis de St. Cloud, el obispo Patrick Neary, C.S.C.
Sister Karen, 66, is from Manchester, England. She entered the monastery in St. Joseph in 2009 and made perpetual monastic profession on July 11, 2012. She currently serves as the director of mission advancement at St. Benedict’s Monastery in St. Joseph.
From Portland to Peru and many places in between, hundreds of people came to St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud Feb. 14 to witness the ordination and installation of the Diocese of St. Cloud’s 10th bishop, Bishop Patrick Neary, C.S.C., an Indiana native and priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross.
During the service, Bishop-elect Neary made a Profession of Faith and took an Oath of Fidelity, which he and his predecessor, Bishop Donald Kettler, signed. A ring, pectoral cross and crosier were also blessed to be given to him at his ordination.