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May 14, 2007


The Rev. Mr. Keith J. Chylinksi, 35, son of Edmund Chylinski and the late Kelly Donovan, will be ordained to the priesthood by Cardinal Justin Rigali on

Saturday, May 19, 2007
Procession 9:45 a.m.
Mass 10:00 a.m.
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
18th Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway

A native of Schenectady, New York, his most recent assignment was deacon at Saint Denis Parish in Havertown. He attended West Woods Elementary and Middle School in Hamden, Connecticut; Conestoga High School in Berwyn, and Temple University before entering Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood.

Father Chylinski will celebrate his First Mass on
Sunday, May 20, 2007
3:00 p.m.
Corpus Christi Church
Upper Gwynedd

The homilist is Reverend Pio Mandato, F.M.H.J. The deacons are Rev. Mr. Patrick Toole and Francis E. Langsdorf. Concelebrants include Reverend Monsignor Thomas P. Flanigan, Reverend Ralph Chieffo, Reverend Pio Mandato, F.M.H.J. and Reverend Monsignor Joseph T. Marino.

There are seven men in the Class of 2007. 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.


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Meredith Wilson
Communications Specialist

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