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May 15, 2014


The Ordination Mass will be streamed live at

The Rev. Mr. Sean P. English, son of Mr. Paul and Mrs. Marybeth English, will be ordained to the Priesthood by Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. on

Saturday, May 17, 2014
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 Media (Delaware County), Rev. Mr. Sean P. English has been serving as a deacon at Saint Pius X Parish in Broomall (Delaware County). He attended Saint Charles Borromeo Parish Elementary School in Drexel Hill, PA, and Monsignor Bonner High School in Delaware County. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Lehigh University and his Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Sacred Scripture Degrees at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary.

Father English will celebrate his First Mass on
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Saint Charles Borromeo Parish
2:00 p.m.
3422 Dennison Avenue
Drexel Hill, PA 19026 (Delaware County)

The homilist will be Reverend Monsignor James D. Beisel. Concelebrants include Reverend Joseph McGlaughlin, Reverend William Kaufman, Reverend Patrick Brady and Reverend Roland Slobogin.

There are six men from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in the Ordination Class of 2014. 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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Editor's Note: If you would like to receive a photograph of Father English electronically, please contact the Office for Communications at 215-587-3747 or email

Jhoselyn Martinez
Communications Speacialist

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