HOLY WEEK SERVICES STREAMING ON FACEBOOK "LIVE"

Our pastor Father Gildardo Suarez has announced that we will be streaming the following this week on Facebook "Live" Holy Thursday Mass 7:00 P.M. (Bilingual) Good Friday Stations of the Cross 7:00 P.M. (Spanish) Easter Sunday Mass 9:00 A.M. (English) Easter Sunday Mass 12:00 P.M. (Spanish) Please join us and spread the word. All are invited to join our Assumption/Saint Anthony's Facebook Group. We are making every effort to keep our parishioners informed during this very unsettling time. God bless!

 

Holy Orders

The Sacrament of Holy Orders is the continuation of Christ's priesthood, which He bestowed upon His Apostles; thus, the Catechism of the Catholic Church refers to the Sacrament of Holy Orders as "the Sacrament of Apostolic Ministry."

In the Sacrament of Holy Orders, a man is incorporated into the priesthood of Christ at one of three levels: the episcopate, the priesthood, or the diaconate.

The Sacrament of Holy Orders can be validly conferred only on baptized men, following the example set by Christ and His Apostles, who chose only men as their successors and collaborators. A man cannot demand ordination; the Church has the authority to determine eligibility for the Sacrament.