Ex-football player, Manchester United became a priest

Экс-футболист Манчестер Юнайтеда стал священником

The footballer was earning over $700 thousand a year, but has now taken a vow of poverty

Philip Mulrain joined the Dominican order in Dublin.

Ex-football player “Manchester United” Philip Mulrain was ordained a priest of the Roman Catholic Church. He joined the Dominican order in Dublin. Malrin also took a vow of poverty. When he was a football player, his earnings reached more than 700 thousand dollars.

Priests Marina dedicated by Archbishop Joseph Augustine Di Noia, who arrived from Rome for the ceremony. In October last year former footballer was ordained a deacon.

Debut Marina in “Manchester United” took place in 1997, after success in the Junior team. Two years later, he moved to Norwich city FC, but his career was overshadowed by numerous injuries.

A native of Belfast 27 times out on the field in the team server the North of Ireland, and completed his football career in 2009

He began the path to ordination in the diocesan Seminary of St. Malachy’s in Belfast.

Former football player for two years he studied philosophy at Queen’s University Belfast and the Institute of Marival. Then he studied theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. In 2012, he entered into the house of the novices in Cork, Ireland.

We will remind, in may the son of the head of the Prime Minister of Poland Beata Szydlo Timothy held its first worship service as a Catholic priest.

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