2009 – My 70th Ordination Anniversary

On June 3, 2009, at age ninety-three, I was privileged to and thoroughly enjoyed celebrating my Seventieth Ordination Anniversary with a Mass and reception with priests, friends and family.

Here is a homemade video of the Mass including my personal address:

A transcription of my talk is included here:

https://msgrfoy.com/2014/03/25/personal-memories-the-seventieth-anniversary-of-ordination-june-3-2009/

With a family choir

Celebrating with a talented family choir (including the parents and their 8 siblings) who also provided entertainment at the reception.

Celebrating with the choir

Having many laughs.

2009 Giving address at my 70th Ordination Anniversary

Giving my address at my 70th Ordination Anniversary.

2009 Giving my address at my 70th Ordination Anniversary

2009 Giving my address at my 70th Ordination Anniversary. The Master of Ceremonies Fr. Dominic Barber was very helpful.

2009 homemade chocolate chalices on cake

The cake with homemade white chocolate chalices on it went fast.

2009 Homemade Ordination Anniversary card

2009 a homemade Ordination Anniversary card

2009 La Salle Manor, 70th Ordination Anniversary, age 93

2009 at La Salle Manor on my 70th Ordination Anniversary.

70th Ordination Anniversary

70th Ordination Anniversary, central Tabernacle.

70th Ordination Anniversary

70th Ordination Anniversary

2009 with a former parishioner

Reminiscing with a former parishioner after the reception.

2009 with Bishop Lacey at my 70th Ordination Anniversary Mass

With Bishop Lacey at my 70th Ordination Anniversary Mass in 2009.

2009 Cardinal Collins and Bishops at my 70th Ordination Anniversary

Cardinal Tom Collins, Bishops and Deacon Daniel Dauvin at my 70th Ordination Anniversary Mass.

2009 With Fr De Valk at my 70th Ordination Anniversary

2009 Visiting with Fr Alphonse De Valk, former Editor of Catholic Insight, and Mary Ellen.

 

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