Bishop Brian Farrell ordains Shane Johnson, a member of the Legionaires of Christ, in the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, Rome last Dec. 12. (Submitted photo)

MEQUON – Shane Johnson, son of Alan and Cheri Johnson of Grafton, was ordained to the priesthood in Rome in the basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls on Dec. 12. Fr. Johnson was one of 59 religious from the Legionaries of Christ to be ordained by Bishop Brian Farrell.

Fr. Johnson attended St. Francis Borgia School, Cedarburg, and is a 1994 graduate of Marquette University High School, Milwaukee. His ordination is the culmination of 14 years of preparation for the priesthood.