Jesuit To Be Ordained In Auckland

On Saturday, 6 August, the Feast of the Transfiguration, Bishop Patrick Dunn will ordain Deacon Justin Glyn SJ a priest at the Cathedral of St Patrick and St Joseph, Auckland, in a ceremony commencing at 11.30am.

The following day, at 9.30am, he will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving at Our Lady Star of the Sea, Howick, where his parents live and where he sang in the choir for ten years.

Born in Windhoek, Namibia, Justin grew up in South Africa, where he lived in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg.

He comes from a family with a very diverse range of faith expressions, from devout Catholic to equally devout Anglican (an aunt is an Anglican priest) to agnostic and atheist. Continue reading

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