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May 13, 2004


The Rev. Mr. Stephen P. DeLacy, 29, son of Elizabeth and the late Stephen J. DeLacy, will be ordained to the priesthood by Cardinal Justin Rigali on

Saturday, May 15, 2004
9:45 a.m. Procession
10:00 a.m. Mass
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Father DeLacy attended St. George Parish Elementary School in Glenolden, Delaware County, Monsignor Bonner High School in Drexel Hill, Delaware County and West Chester University before entering St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood.

Father DeLacy will offer his first Mass on

Sunday, May 16, 2004
2:30 p.m.
St. George Parish
22 E. Cooke Avenue
Glenolded, Delaware County

The homilist is Reverend Peter Welsh. The deacons are Rev. Mr. Richard McFadden and Rev.Mr. B.J. Taglianetti. Concelebrants include Reverend Monsignor Paul V. Dougherty, Reverend Michael P. McCormac and Reverend Stephen J. Baker.

There are four men in the class of 2004. 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.


Editor's Note: If you would like to receive a black and white photograph of Father DeLacy electronically, please contact the Communications Office at 215-587-3747 or contact John Cox at

John L. Cox
Communications Assistant

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