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12 New Deacons

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio lays hands on the head of Thomas E. Jorge as he ordains him to the permanent diaconate for the Diocese of Brooklyn
Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio lays hands on the head of Deacon Alfredo Castellanos.
Deacon John DeBiase pledges fidelity to the Bishop of Brooklyn.
Bishop DiMarzio offers the sign of peace to Deacon John Hughes as Deacon Joseph Freda and Deacon Castellanos look on.
The Class of 2017 poses with Bishop DiMarzio and the auxiliary bishops.
Priests and faithful filled the co-cathedral for the ordination ceremonies.
Auxiliary Bishop Octavio Cisneros poses for an informal group shot outside St. Joseph’s prior to the ordination.
Deacon Kevin McLaughlin, foreground, and others are congratulated after the Mass.
Deacons of the diocese pray for their newly ordained brothers.
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