March 12, 2018
On Saturday, March 10, 2018, six brothers were ordained to the diaconate at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception: Antoninus Maria Samy, O.P., John Paul Kern, O.P., Joseph Martin Hagan, O.P., Norbert Keliher, O.P., John Mark Solitario, O.P., and Paul Mary Clarke, O.P. The Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, Archbishop for the Military Services, celebrated the ordination Mass. Photographs of the ordination may be viewed here. Please keep our brothers in prayer as they begin their preaching and liturgical ministries as deacons and continue to prepare for ordination to the priesthood.