Our brother, David Collins, OFM, was ordained a priest 24 May in St Francis Church, Cork, by Bishop John Buckley.

First blessing for his parents.

His family, friars and friends rejoice with him.

Friars Caoimhín, Xavier from Zimbabwe and Joe enjoy the celebration

After a holiday with his family Fr David will receive an assignment within the Irish Franciscan Province.

Br David and Novice Richard took part in the ceremony.

All hands on deck: Friars Michael, Sean and Vincent ready to serve!

Large numbers of people waited for David’s First blessing. 


Please keep Fr David in your prayers as he begins his priestly ministry among the Lord’s people.