The eighth Diaconate class for the Diocese of Fall River was ordained by Bishop George Coleman on October 12, 2013 at St. Mary's Cathedral in Fall River.
Ordinandi ~ Deacon Bruce Baxter, Deacon Eduardo Borges, Deacon Brendan Brides, Deacon Robert Craig, Deacon Timothy Flaherty, Deacon Ralph Guerra, Deacon Paul Harney, Deacon Gary Michael, Deacon Paul Levesque, Deacon Frank Lucca, Deacon Thomas McMahon, Deacon Davis Murphy,Deacon Gary Porter, Deacon Lawrence St. Pierre, Deacon Wilfred Varieur.
Video of the ordination ceremony may be found below:
Part I of 2 - Election of Candidates ~ Promise of the Elect ~ Litany of Supplication ~ Laying of Hands and Prayer of Ordination
Part 2 of 2 - Investiture with Stole & Dalmatic ~ Handing on the Book of the Gospels ~ Sign of Peace ~ Preparation of the Gifts ~ Prayer over the Gifts
Photo-gallery of the 8th Class Ordination