"' You did not choose me, but I chose you.' These words express our faith, dear brothers and sisters: that this friar – our brother, and your beloved son and friend – has been chosen by Jesus Christ to carry out publicly in His name, and on behalf of the human race, a priestly office in the Church," he said."After mature deliberation, dear Brother Philip, you have shown your readiness to embrace the service to which you have been called. In a real sense, your experience as an athlete has helped to prepare you for this moment: you have known the meaning of working hard to attain a goal, and now the goal is Christ," he added.
The day's racing was won by Colombian cyclist Fernando Gaviria - although the race will continue across Italy until it ends in Milan on May 28.
This year is the 100th running of the arduous road race over a distance of 2,154 miles.
A Playboy model almost caused a pile up on the Giro d'Italia after she stepped in front of the racing riders to cheer them on.
Nadia Foster, 28, who is better known by her stage name April Summers, was standing on the side of the road in Sardinia during day three of the month-long race.
She was the type of girl to rock a trenchcoat, combat boots and bridge piercing.
And at one point she wore plugs in her ears and had a pierced septum (nose) as well.Father Mulryne (39) was ordained by Archbishop Augustine Di Noia, O. Originally from Belfast, Father Mulryne will be assigned to the Dominican priory at Newbridge, Co. Saviour’s Church, Dominick Street, Dublin at a ceremony on Saturday morning attended by family and friends.When he was 14 years old, Father Mulryne was spotted by a Manchester United scout while playing for his parish soccer team Saint Oliver Plunkett.Impressing at his following trial for the club, he eventually joined the youth squad of the club before ultimately signing a four-year professional contract after finishing secondary school in 1994.Kildare later this summer to join the chaplaincy team at Newbridge College.