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New Grand Rapids Bishop ordained, installed

This is a photo essay of the gathering of bishops, cardinals, clergy, men and women religious, confraternities and lay members of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids at the Cathedral of St. Andrew on June 18, 2013.

An Episcopal mass at the Cathedral of St. Andrew was the setting for the ordination and installation of His Excellency The Most Reverand David John Walkowiak on June 18.

Due to the high profile nature and packed-to-capacity arena of this event, I was unable to obtain photo access inside the sanctuary for the ordination of His Excellency The Most Reverend David John Walkowiak. I was, however, able to photograph before and after the gathering of clergy and staging area on the Piazza Secchia outside the cathedral.

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