Divine Mercy Sunday, April 7, 2013, provided the chance for the three newest Holy Cross priests to preside over their first Masses.
Rev. Brian Ching, C.S.C., presided over his first Mass at St. Joseph Parish, South Bend, Ind., where he served as a Deacon. You can read Fr. Brian’s homily on the Office of Vocations blog.
Rev. Mark DeMott, C.S.C., who served his diaconate year as a residence hall director at the University of Portland, presided over his first Mass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. You can read Fr. Mark’s homily on the Vocations blog.
Rev. Jarrod Waugh, C.S.C., presided over his first Mass at Christ the King Parish, South Bend, where he served as a Deacon. You can read Fr. Jarrod’s homily also on the Vocations blog.
The three priests were ordained on April 6, 2013, by Most Rev. Daniel Jenky, C.S.C., Bishop of Peoria, Ill., at the Basilica. You can also watch the video of the Ordination Mass and view the picture gallery.