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May 15, 2014


The Ordination Mass will be streamed live at

The Rev. Mr. Christopher C. Moriconi, son of Dr. E. Steven and Dr. Christine D. Moriconi, 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 Huntingdon Valley (Montgomery County), Rev. Mr. Christopher C. Moriconi has been serving as a deacon at Saint Andrew Parish in Newtown (Bucks County). He attended Ancillae-Assumpta Academy in Wyncote, PA, and Saint Joseph's Preparatory High School in Philadelphia. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Berklee College of Music and his Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology Degrees at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary.

Father Moriconi will celebrate his First Mass on
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Saint Albert the Great Parish
2:30 p.m.
212 Welsh Road
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006 (Montgomery County)

The homilist will be Reverend Dennis J. Carbonaro. Concelebrants include Reverend Monsignor Paul Dougherty, Reverend Monsignor Michael Magee, Reverend Monsignor Michael Picard, and Reverend Joseph Gleason.

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 Moriconi electronically, please contact the Office for Communications at 215-587-3747 or email

Jhoselyn Martinez
Communications Specialist

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