View a gallery of photos from the joyful ordination day.
"When the priest says to us, 'The body of Christ,' we say, 'Amen.' But let it be an 'Amen' that comes from the heart, with conviction."
The gift of your priesthood has providentially emerged from the love and sacrifices you have experienced in your families.
In his homily, Archbishop Aupetit stressed the purpose of Notre Dame as a place of Christian worship, and not an ornament of the secular state.
The appointment by Bishop Barres was effective June 1.
Pope Francis also visited the Roma, or Gypsy, community, asking forgiveness for times when the Church excluded them.