Bishop John Barres was the principal celebrant and homilist at Mass during a symposium celebrating the life of newly canonized Saint John Henry Newman at St Joseph Seminary, Yonkers, on Saturday, November 2. Below is a gallery of photos from the event.
Ed Casey photos
Before Mass, Bishop Barres gathered with diocesan priests and seminarians outside the chapel of Saints Peter and Paul.
Father John McCartney, the Bishop’s secretary, left, and Father Edward Sheridan, diocesan director of priest personnel catch up before Mass.
Seminarian Joseph Catafago assists Bishop Barres during Mass.
Bishop Barres prays over the gifts.
The bishop distributes Holy Communion.
Bishop Barres imparts the final blessing.
After Mass, Bishop Barres greets David Bonagura, a member of the seminary faculty.
Father Ian Ker, a priest of the Diocese of Birmingham, UK, and an authority on and biographer of Saint John Henry Newman, delivers the keynote address.
The audience listens to the keynote address by Father Ian Ker.