• Short Summary

    IN A CONVENT AT GODALMING (IN THE COUNTRY OF SURREY JUST SOUTH OF LONDON), AN UNUSUAL EVENT TOOK PLACE ON TUESDAY (25 MARCH): 64-YEAR-OLD WIDOWER MICHAEL O'BRIEN WAS ORDAINED A ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIEST IN THE PRESENCE OF HIS THREE DAUGHTERS, TWO SISTERS AND NIECE, ALL OF WHOM ARE NUNS.

  • Description

    IN A CONVENT AT GODALMING (IN THE COUNTRY OF SURREY JUST SOUTH OF LONDON), AN UNUSUAL EVENT TOOK PLACE ON TUESDAY (25 MARCH): 64-YEAR-OLD WIDOWER MICHAEL O'BRIEN WAS ORDAINED A ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIEST IN THE PRESENCE OF HIS THREE DAUGHTERS, TWO SISTERS AND NIECE, ALL OF WHOM ARE NUNS.

    FATHER O'BRIEN'S DAUGHTERS BELONG TO THE ORDER OF THE FRANCISCAN MISSIONARIES OF THE DIVINE MOTHERHOOD, AND HE WAS ORDAINED IN LADYWELL CONVENT, GODALMING, WHICH BELONGS TO THIS ORDER. HIS DAUGHTERS WERE THUS TO RECEIVE THE SACRAMENT OF COMMUNION FROM THEIR NEWLY ORDAINED FATHER IN THEIR OWN CHURCH.

    FATHER O'BRIEN STUDIED FOR FOUR YEARS AT THE BEDA COLLEGE IN ROME TO PREPARE FOR HIS ORDINATION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1C4B0YDH5ULCO8W636QF06UYN
    Media URN:
    VLVA1C4B0YDH5ULCO8W636QF06UYN
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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