Cardinal Cupich ordains new priests for archdiocese

Cardinal Cupich ordained seven archdiocesan priests on June 29, 2020 at St. John Brebeuf Parish, 8305 N. Harlem Ave., Niles. Cardinal Cupich also ordained a priest for ministry in the Archdiocese of Tabora, Tanzania during this celebration. The men ordained are Larry Josue Basbas, Arthur Bautista, Ismael Garcia Sainz, Patrick Gorman, Vinicio Jiménez, Henry (Hank) Lyon and Martin Marulanda. Cardinal Cupich also ordained Patrick Bergin for the Archdiocese of Tabora, Tanzania, on behalf of Archbishop Paul R. Ruzoka, who was unable to travel to the United States because of COVID-19 restrictions. Bergin will exercise his priestly ministry in Tabora.
The ordinandi lie prostrate as Cardinal Cupich kneels. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Cardinal Cupich lays hands on Vinicio Jiménez. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Father John Kartje, rector/president of Mundelein Seminary, lays hands on Henry (Hank) Lyon. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Priests from the archdiocese and also those visiting lay hands on Ismael Garcia and Arthur Bautista. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Newly ordained Father Larry Josue Basbas, prepares to receive his vestments. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Cardinal Cupich anoints the hands of newly ordained Father Vinicio Jiménez. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Special chalices belonging to the newly ordained sit to the side until the Eucharistic Prayer. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Cardinal Cupich prays during the Eucharistic Prayer. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Newly ordained Father Ismael Garcia Sainz distributes Communion during Mass. (Denise Duriga/Chicago Catholic)
The newly ordained priests gather at the end of Mass to give Cardinal Cupich their first blessing. (Karen Callaway/Chicago Catholic)
Newly ordained Father Martin Marulanda gives first blessing to Father Joe Noonan, pastor of St. Damian Church in Oak Forest where Father Martin was serving as a deacon. (Denise Duriga/Chicago Catholic)