Seminarian Matthew Elenio lights candles in preparation for the Holy Hour.
Bishop Barres speaks before adoration begins.
Theresa Marino leads the worship music at the Holy Hour.
Bishop Barres elevates the monstrance containing the Blessed Sacrament for benediction.
Bishop Barres reverences the altar.
A young woman shares her experience at Quo Vadis, a Catholic youth leadership camp held in the diocese last summer.
A young man talks about his experience at Quo Vadis.
Father Christopher Sullivan administers the sacrament of reconciliation.
Father Joe Fitzgerald, diocesan vocations director, addresses the gathering.
Diocesan seminarians Matt Browne, left, and John Crozier take a moment to catch up. Browne is home from Theological College in Washington, DC, while Crozier, a student at St. Joseph Seminary, Dunwoodie, NY, has been assisting at St. Hugh of Lincoln parish, Huntington Station.
Bishop Barres chats with young man following the Holy Hour.
Bishop John Barres presided at a young adult Holy Hour for vocations at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception on Wednesday, December 20. Many seminarians were present, along with priests of the diocese who administered the sacrament of reconciliation during the evening. Highlights of the evening are captured in this gallery of photos by Ed Casey.