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71 Year Old Widower and Father of 8 is Ordained a Priest

Wow. Pretty incredible.

A 71-year-old widower in Mexico has been ordained a priest more than 50 years after initially entering the seminary and being forced to drop out due to poor health. Enrique Martinez Dominguez first joined the seminary at age 17, motivated by the Catholic formation he had received from his parents and his experience as an altar boy. However, he was forced to leave because of health problems, reported the Chihuahua newspaper, El Heraldo.
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Robert Simms said...

When he was younger, he wasn't healthy enough for the priesthood but he was healthy enough to work in an iron mine and father 8 children.

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