Five Friars to be Ordained Transitional Deacons

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WASHINGTON, D.C.  — Five friars will be ordained to the transitional diaconate on Saturday, Sept. 22,  in the chapel of the  Washington Theological Union.

At the 5:00 p.m. ceremony, Provincial Minister John O’Connor, OFM, will present the following men to the Most  Rev. Roberto González Nieves, OFM, archbishop of San Juan, Puerto Rico:

Scott Brookbank, OFM
Zachary Elliott, OFM
Julian Jagudilla, OFM
Gonzalo Torres, OFM
Christopher VanHaight, OFM

A reception will be held at Holy Name College after the ceremony.