He said he thought the priesthood would be “social suicide, to be quite honest. I was not one of those guys who go into the seminary with a big smile on their faces, but I knew deep down it was the right thing. When I left London to go to Dublin was one of the last times I cried seriously.”
Ordained on Christmas Eve 1997, he left the Legionaries in 2002, the same year he began working full time for Opera Romana.
The photo is of Fr. Cesare atuire