New priests are to be servant-leaders, cardinal says

Cardinal Cupich ordained eight new priests for the Archdiocese of Chicago May 18, 2019. The new priests, he said, are ordained to be servant-leaders for the people of God.
Ordinandi Marco Antonio Franco, Ryan McMillin and Canon Regular Brother Matthew Schuster prepare for their ordination during the opening procession. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Ordinandi Jay Suero gives promise of obedience and respect to Cardinal Cupich. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
The ordinandi lay prostrate as the congregation prays the litany of saints over them. (Denise Duriga/Chicago Catholic)
The ordinandi lay prostrate as the congregation prays the litany of saints over them. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Cardinal Cupich lays his hands on Patrick Kizza. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Father Francis Bitterman, pastor of St. Josaphat Parish, lays hands on David Yallaly, a Canon Regular of St. John Cantius, during the ordination. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Priests from around the archdiocese attend the ordination. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Canon Regular Father Scott Thelander vests newly ordained Canon Regular Matthew Schuster. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Canon Regular Father David Yallaly receives the "Kiss of Peace" and congratulations from Auxiliary Bishop Alberto Rojas. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Cardinal Cupich anoints the hands of newly ordained Father Ton Nguyen. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Cardinal Cupich presents the paten and chalice to Father Robert Carlton. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Newly ordained priests (from left) Marco Antonio Franco; Ryan McMillin; Matthew Schuster, SJC; David Yallaly, SJC; Jay Suero; Ton Nguyen; Patrick Kizza; and Robert Carlton concelebrate ordination Mass with Cardinal Cupich and the archdiocese’s auxiliary bishops (back row) on May 18, 2019, at Holy Name Cathedral. (Denise Duriga/Chicago Catholic)
The newly ordained priests give Cardinal Cupich a blessing at the end of Mass. (Denise Duriga/Chicago Catholic)
The congregation applauds as the newly ordained priests walk in the final procession. (Denise Duriga/Chicago Catholic)
Father Ryan McMillin blesses his father Charles following the ordination liturgy. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Newly ordained Father Marco Franco receives congratulatory hugs following his ordination. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Cardinal Cupich ordained eight diocesan priests on May 18, 2019 at Holy Name Cathedral. The candidates for ordination range in age from 28 to 38 and hail from the Chicagoland area and Michigan, as well as Mexico, Uganda and Vietnam. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)