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    • June 21
      Diocese marks 40 years of permanent diaconate
      Permanent deacons were challenged to promote family life and go out into the world, fired by the examples of Jesus and local clergy. Father Warren Savage was speaking for the 40th anniversary of the permanent diaconate in the diocese Saturday at St. Joan of Arc Parish.
    • June 21
      Deacons old and new
      The permanent diaconate, restored to the Catholic Church on Sept. 29, 1964, by the Second Vatican Council, became a reality for the Diocese of Worcester on June 24, 1978, with the ordination of 20 permanent deacons at St. Paul Cathedral.
    • June 18
      Ritual will also include the ordination of a transitional deacon June 18, 2018, Worcester, MA -- Ordinations to the Priesthood and the Transitional Diaconate will be held at the Cathedral of St. Paul on June 23 at 10 am. The public is invited to attend. Bishop Robert McManus will ordain three men to the priesthood, Deacon Alan Martineau, Deacon Javier Julio and Deacon Victor Sierra. Bishop McManus will also ordain Mr. Juan Sanchez to the transitional diaconate. CLICK TITLE
    • June 15
      Clark Appointed New Associate Superintendent
      Bishop McManus has appointed Michael J. Clark assistant superintendent of secondary schools in the Worcester Diocese. Mr. Clark, who will begin working on July 2, was recommended for the new position by David Perda, superintendent of Catholic schools. He will work directly with the principals and staffs of St. Bernard Central Catholic High School in Fitchburg and Holy Name Central Catholic Junior/Senior High School and St. Peter-Marian Central Catholic Junior/Senior High School, both in Worcester.
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