PROVIDENCE — It is with joy the Diocese of Providence announces the ordination of two new priests on Saturday, June 5 at 10 a.m. in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Providence. Most Rev. Thomas J. Tobin, Bishop of Providence, will ordain Rev. Mr. Daniel Martin Mahoney and Rev. Mr. Doan Van Nguyen to the Sacred Priesthood.
Deacon Mahoney, 33, is the son of Terrance and Carol Mahoney, of Saint Francis Parish, Wakefield. He has three siblings and studied for the priesthood at Saint John’s Seminary, Brighton, Mass. He is an alumnus of Providence College, Rhode Island College, CCRI, and South Kingstown High School. On Sunday, June 6 he will celebrate his Mass of Thanksgiving at 5 p.m. at Saint Francis of Assisi Parish, Wakefield.
Deacon Nguyen, 34, is the son of Thuc Van Nguyen and Mo Thi Le. A native of Vietnam, he has five siblings. He prepared for the priesthood at Saint John’s Seminary and is an alumnus of Hanoi University and Kim Son A High School in Nihn Bihn, Vietnam. After ordination, he will celebrate his Mass of Thanksgiving on Sunday June 6 at 2 p.m. at Saint Philip Parish, Greenville.