Last night was Milwaukee's ordination day, and we now have two fine new priests, Fr. Sean and Fr. Carmelo. A youngster and one who already has wisdom and age. The men entering major seminary in 2002 had a lot of extra trials, above and beyond the normal stress and hard work of study and discernment, and they persevered.
Actually, we'll have three new priests this year --- a third is studying in Rome and will be ordained in July (God willing...) out in the Unknown Lands beyond 124th Street where dragons dwell and the transit doesn't go.
Pray for all priests, and especially the new ones wherever you are.
 links to the new Fathers' testimonies, from the Catholic Herald
Fr. Sean: Boot camp was step toward priesthood
Fr. Carmelo: Priesthood came from ‘dreaming big’