Father Peter H. Heiskell was ordained a priest of the Society of Mary (Marianist) on Aug. 17, 2019, at Chaminade High School in Mineola. Father Heiskell, 50, is an alumnus of the Marianist-run school and had been a Marianist brother for 30 years prior to his ordination. Fellow Chaminade grad Archbishop Christopher M. Cardone of Honiara, Solomon Islands, ordained Father Heiskell. Archbishop Cardone is a member of the Dominican order.
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Marianist Father Peter H. Heiskell bows his head during his ordination to the priesthood Aug. 17, 2019, at Chaminade High School in Mineola. Father Heiskell, a 50-year-old Chaminade alumnus, was a Marianist religious brother for 30 years prior to his ordination.
Archbishop Cardone lays his hands on Father Heiskell's head signaling apostolic succession during the ordination.
Archbishop Cardone embraces Father Heiskell.
Father Heiskell concelebrates Mass during his ordination. Elevating the chalice is Archbishop Cardone. Kneeling is Father Heiskell's brother, Deacon Ned Heiskell of the Diocese of San Diego, who was ordained to the permanent diaconate in June.
Father Heiskell distributes Communion.