Ordination of Deacon Nick to the Priesthood

By the will of God and by the action of the most holy and life-creating Spirit,

by the blessing of our God-loving Bishop Kurt, the pious deacon Nicholas is being

promoted to the presbyterate.             taken from  The Ordination of a Presbyter 

Last Liturgy as a Deacon
April 25th

"Rejoice always. Pray at all times.
In all circumstances give thanks, for this is the will of God for you
in Christ Jesus." 
1 Thessalonians 5:16
From Deacon to Presbyter

Deacons present Deacon Nick to Bishop Kurt for Ordination
Fr Jack Custer leads Deacon Nick around Altar
dedicating his life to the service of God
Bishop Kurt speaks words of Ordination
Bishop Kurt's Homily 
talks about St Mark's Gospel
and the Ordination of a priest
Fr Nick receives his Priestly Vestments and Cross
Axios!  Axios!  Axios!
Bishop Kurt with Fr Nick and Family