May 13, 2015

Archbishop Chaput to Ordain Rev. Mr. Daniel J. Arechabala

The Rev. Mr. Daniel J. Arechabala, son of Mr. Miguel and Mrs. Mary Beth Arechabala, will be ordained to the Priesthood by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. on

Saturday, May 16, 2015
9:45 a.m. (Procession)
10:00 a.m. (Mass)
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Born in Philadelphia, Rev. Mr. Daniel J. Arechabala has been serving as a deacon at Saint Bede the Venerable in Holland Parish (Bucks County). He attended Mother of Divine Providence Parish Elementary School in Montgomery County, PA, and Archbishop John Carroll High School in Delaware County, PA. He received his Bachelor of Arts, Master of Divinity, and Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology Degrees at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary.

Father Arechabala will celebrate his First Mass on
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Mother of the Divine Providence Parish
11:30 a.m.
333 Allendale Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406 (Montgomery County)


The homilist will be Reverend Patrick J. Welsh.

There are seven men from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in the Ordination Class of 2015. Each of the newly ordained priests will be assigned to an Archdiocesan parish where they will serve as parochial vicars. A parochial vicar is a priest appointed by the Archbishop to assist the pastor of a parish.

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Jhoselyn Martinez
Communications Specialist