Father Scott Settimo lies in prostrate in prayer during his ordination to the priesthood on Wednesday at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. Bishop Michael Warfel officiated the ceremony.
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Father Settimo gave holy communion to his mother Dolores Settimo, of San Diego, Calif. His mother was the first person to receive communion from him after his ordination. Bishop of Juneau Michael Warfel lays hands on Father Settimo and also received Settimo's first blessing.
Father Scott will be an associate priest at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. He studied at Mount Angel Seminary in Oregon.