Dong Van Nguyen takes the next step towards ordination

Bishop Michael McKenna admitted seminarian Dong Van Nguyen as a Candidate for Ordination at Mass at St Brigid’s Church, Dubbo on Sunday 11th November 2018.

Dong recently completed his sixth year at the Seminary of the Good Shepherd, Homebush and is well known across the Diocese, especially in the Parish of St Brigid's, Dubbo, where he spent a year on pastoral placement in 2017.

Bishop Michael concelebrated with Parish Priest, Fr Greg Kennedy EV, Bishop Justin Bianchini, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Geraldton WA and Fr Simon Kitimbo, Vice Rector of the Seminary. Deacon Mike Williams assisted Bishop Michael.

Dong was joined by many of his fellow seminarians who were in attendance and friends from across the Diocese.

Dong will continue his formation in preparation for ordination to the diaconate and then finally, God willing, to priesthood. Please keep Dong in your prayers as he continues his journey to priesthood.

Kimbalee Clews