Deacon William to be ordained to priesthood today

Deacon William Salas Mamangun (Photo courtesy of Archdiocese of Agana)

Archbishop Michael Byrnes will ordain Deacon William Salas Mamangun to the priesthood 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12 at the Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral-Basilica in Hagatña.

The Ordination to the Sacred Order of Priesthood will be livestreamed at and

The archdiocese reminds everyone that COVID-19 safety protocols such as wearing of masks and social distancing will be strictly required. Seating in the church will be limited, following social distancing requirements.

A plenary indulgence is granted to those who are able to attend the Mass. It must be accompanied with Sacramental Confession, Communion, and Prayer for the intention of the Holy Father, all to be performed to receive the full plenary indulgence.

Soon-to-be Father William Mamangun will celebrate his first Mass 11 a.m. the next day, Sunday, Dec. 13 at the parish of Saint Anthony Catholic Church in Tamuning. That Mass will be livestreamed at