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May 11, 2010


The Rev. Mr. Harold B. McKale III, 38, son of Ms. Mary Ellen McKale and Mr. Harold B. McKale, Jr., will be ordained to the priesthood by Cardinal Justin Rigali on

Saturday, May 15, 2010
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 Langhorne, PA. Rev. Mr. McKale has been serving as deacon at Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Secane, Delaware County. He attended Our Lady of Grace, Penndel; Bishop Egan High School, Bucks County Community College, and Millersville University (1993) before entering Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood. Mr. McKale earned Master of Divinity (2000) and Bachelor of Arts degrees (2008) at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary.

Father McKale will celebrate his First Mass on
Sunday, May 16, 2010
2:30 p.m.
Our Lady of Grace
225 Bellevue Avenue
Penndel, Bucks County

The homilist is Reverend Andrew D. McCormick. Concelebrants include Reverend William B. Dooner; Reverend Monsignor George A. Majoros; Reverend Monsignor John B. Wendrychowicz; and Reverend Jonathan J. Dalin. The deacons are Reverend Mr. Kenneth C. Brabazon and Reverend Mr. John V. Gournas.
There are six Archdiocese of Philadelphia men in the Class of 2010. At the end of May, 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 Cardinal to assist the pastor of a parish.


Editor's Note: If you would like to receive a photograph of Father McKale electronically, please contact the Office for Institutional Advancement at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary at 610-785-6231 or

Dan Skalski
Communications/Promotions Coordinator

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