Clergy of the diocese process
The Presentation. Matthew Hanisian was presented by Andrew Palin and the Rev. Christopher Garcia. Justin Lanier was presented by Mary Lasher and the Rev. George Glazier.
Bishop Breidenthal listens to the presenters
The ordinands lay prostrate as the congregation prays the Litany for Ordination over them
The Rev. Heather Wiseman leads the Litany for Ordinations
The Old Testament lesson was read by Katharine Hanisian
Matthew Hanisan with presenters Andrew Palin and the Rev. Christopher Garcia
The New Testament lesson was read by Jennifer Lanier
Justin Lanier with presenters the Rev. George Glazier and Mary Lasher
Bishop Breidenthal delivers the sermon
The Examination. The ordinands stand before the bishop
The ordinands kneel for the Prayer of Consecration
The priests of the diocese surround the ordinands
The bishop and priests of the diocese lay hands on Matthew Hanisian as the bishop prays: "Therefore, Father, through Jesus Christ your Son, give your Holy Spirit to Matthew; fill him with grace and power, and make him a priest of your church."
The bishop and priests of the diocese lay hands on Justin Lanier as the bishop prays: "Therefore, Father, through Jesus Christ your Son, give your Holy Spirit to Justin; fill him with grace and power, and make him a priest of your church."
Matthew Hanisian is vested by his daughter
Justin Lanier is vested by the Rev. George Glazier
Matthew Hanisian is vested by his son
Matthew Hanisian gives his two children a hug after they vested him
Bishop Breidenthal presents Matthew Hanisian with a Bible
Bishop Breidenthal annoints the hands of Matthew Hanisian
Bishop Breidenthal presents Justin Lanier with a Bible
Bishop Breidenthal annoints the hands of Justin Lanier
Bishop Breidenthal presents the newly ordained
The Rev. Justin Lanier offers the blessing of peace
The thurifer incenses the people at Eucharist. The first time incense was ever used at Christ Church, smoke from the thurible briefly set off the smoke detectors during the service!
The newly ordained assist Bishop Breidenthal during the Eucharist
The Rev. Matthew Hanisian offers the bread to a communicant
Acolytes from Chist Church, Glendale
Bishop Breidenthal poses for a picture with the newly ordained, the Rev. Justin Lanier and the Rev. Matthew Hanisian
After the service, the newly ordained priests offer blessings to members of the congregation