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Ordination to the Diaconate

The Most Reverend Barry C. Knestout, Bishop of Richmond, has called 19 men from the Diocese of Richmond to the Holy Order of Deacon.

Ordination is September 15, 2018, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome.

Please keep these men in your prayers as they approach Ordination to the Diaconate.

  • Mr. James Ahearn, Jr.   Church of the Ascension, Virginia Beach
  • Mr. Michael Brown   Christ the King, Norfolk
  • Mr. Peter Coleman   Saints Peter and Paul, Palmyra
  • Mr. Anthony DiTolve   Saint Thomas Aquinas, Charlottesville
  • Mr. Charles Funk, Jr.   Saint Joseph, Petersburg
  • Mr. Charles Giovannetti   Saint Bridget, Richmond
  • Mr. Kevin Gorman   Saint Gregory the Great, Virginia Beach
  • Mr. Timothy Greer   Saint Theresa, Farmville
  • Mr. Gary McClelland   Saint John the Apostle, Virginia Beach
  • Mr. Peter McCourt   Saint Mary, Richmond
  • Mr. Gregory Moczygemba   Saint Michael, Richmond
  • Mr. Hung Nguyen   Church of the Epiphany, Richmond
  • Mr. Jose Ovalle   Sacred Heart, Richmond
  • Mr. Edward Owen, Jr.   Saint Benedict, Richmond
  • Mr. David Reaves   Saint Joan of Arc, Yorktown
  • Mr. Robert Smithberger   Church of the Holy Spirit, Virginia Beach
  • Mr. Thoai Tran   Church of the Vietnamese Martyrs, Richmond
  • Mr. Victor Valle   Church of the Epiphany, Richmond
  • Mr. William Westerman   Saint Bede, Williamsburg