Bishop Matano ordains five men to the diaconate
Bishop Salvatore R. Matano ordained five deacons during an ordination Mass Aug. 15 at Rochester’s Sacred Heart Cathedral. Johan Engström, Vincenzo Franco and Roger Loucks were ordained as permanent deacons, while Steven Lewis and Joseph Maurici were ordained as transitional deacons on the path to priesthood.
Roger Loucks stands after processing into Rochester’s Sacred Heart Cathedral Aug. 15 for the deacon ordination Mass.
Bishop Salvatore R. Matano gives the homily.
Vincenzo Franco pledges his obedience to Bishop Matano.
Newly ordained deacons prostrate before the altar.
The newly ordained deacons kneel in prayer before Bishop Matano.
Bishop Matano places his hands on the head of Joseph Maurici.
Steven Lewis kneels in prayer.
The newly ordained deacons are vested.
Deacon Johan Engström is presented with the Book of the Gospels.
Bishop Matano elevates the chalice.
Bishop Matano distributes Communion to the newly ordained deacons.
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