Ordination update: 5 new deacons for Arlington

The Deacon's Bench | 1/12/2019 | Staff
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First, I just have to say: Kudos to the social media team at The Arlington Herald, who tweeted and posted pictures about this glorious event throughout the day. That is rare for a diocesan paper, and I am in awe. Great job!

And now, just hours after it happened, a first report:

Call - Ones - Others - Confirmation - Land

Some hear their call through their loved ones. Others may receive confirmation in a far-off land. Yet no matter how they came to their answer, five men answered the call to be permanent deacons in the Diocese of Arlington.

Bishop Michael F. Burbidge celebrated the Mass of Ordination of five permanent deacons — Felipe Tubil Averia, Malcolm Louis D’Souza, Kenneth Joseph Galvin, Anthony Joseph Renzette and Peter Andrew Reyda — at the Cathedral of St. Thomas More in Arlington Jan. 12.

Formation - Year - Anniversary - Reinstitution - Diaconate

“They finished their formation in the year of the 50th anniversary of the reinstitution of the permanent diaconate in the United States,” said Father Paul D. Scalia, episcopal vicar...
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