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May 17, 2000


The Rev. Mr. Joseph Shenosky, 29, son of Joseph and Blanche Shenosky, will be ordained to the priesthood by Anthony Cardinal Bevilacqua on

Saturday, May 20, 2000
10:00 a.m.
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Father Shenosky attended Dallastown Area Middle School, Dallastown Area High School and Penn State University, before entering St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood.

Father Shenosky will offer his First Mass on

Sunday, May 21, 2000
2:30 p.m.
St. Andrew the Apostle Church
School Lane and Foss Avenue
Drexel Hill

Concelebrants are Bishop Joseph F. Martino, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, presiding, Reverend Monsignor D. James McGettigan, Reverend Monsignor Andrew J. Hanlon, Reverend James E. McVeigh and Reverend Anthony W. Janton. The homilist is Reverend Frederick Farace and the deacons are Rev. Mr. Daniel DeLucca and Rev. Mr. John O'Donahue.

There are ten men in the Class of 2000. At the end of May, each of the newly ordained priests will be assigned to a parish in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia where they will serve as parochial vicars. A parochial vicar is a priest appointed by the Cardinal to assist the pastor of a parish.


Donna Crilley
Communications Specialist

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