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June 9, 2017 - Seven Seminarians to be Ordained Transitional Deacons in the Archdiocese of Boston

Saturday, June 10, 2017, Ordination 10 a.m., Holy Name Parish in West Roxbury, MA 

Most Reverend Peter J. Uglietto, Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia for the Archdiocese of Boston, will ordain seven seminarians as Transitional Deacons on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at 10 a.m. at Holy Name Parish in West Roxbury, MA.

Ordination as a transitional deacon comes as a seminarian is in the final stages of his theological studies and is the last major step toward ordination to the priesthood, which usually follows within a year. The first of three ranks of ordained ministry in the Church, deacons may baptize, preside at weddings and rites of Christian burial, assist a priest or bishop at Mass, proclaim the Gospel and deliver homilies.

The Archdiocese will LIVE stream the ordination using Facebook Live starting at 9:45 tomorrow morning. This will be the only live feed from the event.  To access the feed click here.

The Transitional Deacons are:

 

Garza  
Baldemar Garza  
From Brookline, MA he is a seminarian at Pope St. John XXIII Seminary.
To learn more about Baldemar click here.

 

Kim  
Joseph Kim  
From New York, NY he is a seminarian at St John Seminary. 
To learn more about Joseph click here.

 

Nieme  
Lambert Nieme  
From the Democratic Republic of Congo and Belgium he is a seminarian at Pope St. John XXIII Seminary. 
To learn more about Lambert click here.

 

BenitoMoreno  
Benito Moreno  
From Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic he is a seminarian at the Redemptoris Mater Archdiocesan Missionary Seminary. 
To learn more about Benito click here 
Povero  
Andrea Povero  
From Ivrea, Italy he is a seminarian at the Redemptoris Mater Archdiocesan Missionary Seminary. 
To learn more about Andrea
click here.

 

Rora  
Michael Rora  
From Stoneham, MA he is a seminarian at St John Seminary.
To learn more about Michael click here.

 

Velasquez  
Eric Velasquez  
From Tegucigalpa, Honduras he is a seminarian at the Redemptoris Mater Archdiocesan Missionary Seminary.
To learn more about Eric
click here