Bernadyne "Bernie" Sykora of St. Cloud, Minn., and two other women will be ordained priests at a Mass by the Roman Catholic Womenpriests of the Midwest Region on June 23 in St. Cloud.
"Bernie has been a main force behind the formation of the Mary Magdalene parish in St. Cloud," said Mary Frances Smith, who was ordained a Roman Catholic Womanpriest in 2009.
"Bernie really believes in the cause of equality for women; she's very strong in that way."
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