The priests will serve the archdiocese of Westminster

Cardinal Vincent Nichols ordained seven men to the priesthood at Westminster Cathedral on Saturday.

The cardinal described priests’ ministry in the aftermath of the Grenfell fire, saying how clergy prayed for the dead and sprinkled holy water on the debris. “This, for me, is a most remarkable image of priesthood, etched in sharp detail against that blackened, towering skeleton,” he said.

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