Friday, 9 February 2018

Priestly Ordinations 2017 : 6

Borromeon vestments
Each year, the Saint Bede Studio has the privilege of preparing sacred vestments for priestly Ordinands. Happily, 2017 was no exception.

In this post, we are pleased to draw attention to the ordination of Father Konrad Gagatek of the Archdiocese of Perth (Australia).  Father Gagatek was ordained to the Sacred Priesthood in Saint Mary's Cathedral on 17th November by the Archbishop of Perth, the Most Rev'd Timothy Costelloe SDB, along with five other ordinands.

Father Gagatek commissioned a set of Marian vestments from the Studio in the Borromeon style. This design we have named Regina Coeli.

The vestments were made from a brocade in a bright white.  The ornament, in the Roman style, was formed from a damask in colours of Peacock Blue and silver, outlined with a galloon also in silver. The vestments were lined in a blue taffeta, matching the colour of the orphrey.

Please pray for Father Gagatek and for all newly-ordained priests.

We are pleased to include in this post a photograph taken during the Ordination Mass of Father Gagatek.  

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Father Konrad Gagatek (2nd from the right)
during the celebration of the Mass of Ordination.

Image: Archdiocese of Perth.