Congratulations, Fr. Tyler, MIC!

He is a priest forever!

On Oct. 2, the Feast of the Guardian Angels, Deacon Tyler Mentzer, MIC, was ordained a priest by His Excellency, the Most Rev. William D. Byrne, bishop of the Diocese of Springfield, Massachusetts.

Here's the ordination Mass:

Here's Fr. Tyler's first Mass as lead celebrant:

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