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Armando Alejandro Ordained to Priesthood

By Phil Tait Grand Knight Fr. Paul of Graymoor Council 16730

Vol. 4, 2016-2017


Armando Alejandro, a brother in the Knights of Columbus, of Fr. Paul of Graymoor Council 16730, San Antonio, Texas, was recently ordained a priest, in the Ordinariate Chair of St. Peter, on June 29, 2020.

Father Alejandro studied for four years at St. Mary’s Seminary, Houston, Texas.

While there, his brother Knights in Council 16730 periodically awarded him stipends during his studies.

Ordained a priest on June 29,2020, Father Alejandro celebrated his first Mass at Our Lady of the Atonement, San Antonio, Texas, the next evening. June 30, 2020.A reception, sponsored by his brother Knights and the Parish Council followed on the Piazza of Our Lady of the Atonement. BBQ brisket and side dishes abounded the serving tables.

When asked if he, Father Alejandro, could think of a gift for his ordination, he replied, I have a chalice from the 1800’s from a Benedictine Abbey. It’s in need of replating. His brother knights from Councils 16730 and 7163 saw to it that the chalice was replated.( see photos).

Fr. Alejandro is currently assigned to St. Joseph’s Church, Eldersburg, in the Archdiocese of Baltimore, and St. Timothy’s, Skysville, Maryland, in the Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter.

Well done Father, your brother Knights continue to pray for you.

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