A time of jubilation
Father James Buttner ordained to priesthood
By Eileen Jevis
Family members, friends, faithful participants and religious leaders gathered at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Saturday, June 3, to witness the ordination of Father James Buttner. Bishop Douglas J. Lucia presided at the ordination liturgy, assisted by Bishop Emeritus Robert J. Cunningham and concelebrant priests.
“Dear sisters and brothers, it is with great joy that we welcome you to this Cathedral Church of our Diocese on this first Saturday of June as we celebrate the ordination to the priesthood of James Vincent Buttner,” said Bishop Lucia. “We especially welcome his family and friends — those near and those from afar who have come to join this local church in our jubilation.”
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