“Returning to the New Testament roots of the diaconate”

At St. Joseph the Worker Church in Berkeley, Bishop Michael C. Barber, SJ, ordained four men to the transitional deaconate on Aug. 4. Bishop Barber wasted little time in putting Peter Lawongkerd, John Pietruszka, Javier Ramirez and Mark Ruiz to

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2018-08-14T09:40:46-07:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: California Diocese News, Church life|Tags: , |1 Comment

Three men to be ordained permanent deacons in San Jose diocese

For three men and their families, the journey to the Permanent Diaconate is almost complete. On May 19, at 9:30 a.m., at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Joseph, Carl A. Bugarin, Philip Andrew McCarty and Richard M. Noack will be

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2018-05-07T11:12:50-07:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , , , |14 Comments

Bishop to ordain 15 new permanent deacons for Diocese of Orange

The following comes from an October 7 Diocese of Orange press release: The Most Rev. Kevin Vann, Bishop of Orange, will ordain 15 new deacons to serve the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange during a Mass of Ordination at St.

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2015-10-12T17:45:55-07:00October 12th, 2015|Categories: California Diocese News, Church life|Tags: , , , |53 Comments