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Archbishop-elect Jason Gordon answers questions from the media at the October 19 press conference announcing his appointment. Photo: Raymond Syms

By Lara Pickford-Gordon, lpgordon.camsel@rcpos.org

Archbishop-elect Charles Jason Gordon didn’t want to become a priest when the ‘call’ came to him as a teen; he envisioned a future with a wife and children. God couldn’t be asking him to give that up, could He?

Recounting the day he received the first prompting towards a vocation to the priesthood, Archbishop-elect Gordon said he felt a “tug” but 15 minutes later gave a clear answer… in the negative.

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