Bishop John Barres ordained 11 men to the diaconate on Saturday, June 3, at the Cathedral of Saint Agnes, Rockville Centre. The newly ordained are: Ralph Colon, Jose Avillo Contreras, Ferdinando Ferrara, Michael Gambardella, Mario Gomez, Edward Grieb, John Hogan, Lawrence McPartland, Robert Reed, Jr., Gerard Rorke and Stephen Yusko. Brief profiles of each deacon appeared in the May 2017 issue of The Long Island Catholic.
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Ad multos annos, brothers! Congratulations and welcome!
Photo: Ed Casey