Deacon ordinations held




Bishop Robert Gruss ordained three men to the permanent diaconate on March 31 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Rapid City. A member of the Ministry Formation Program team, Deacon Pat Coy, Hill City, looks on during the traditional laying on of hands, as Andy Clark, Gregory, is ordained a deacon. Altar servers Mary Kinyon and Joseph Hill and Fr. Michel Mulloy, cathedral rector, are in the background. Those ordained were Deacons Lloyd Frein, Philip; Andy Clark, Gregory; and Craig Pearson, Hot Springs. (WRC photo by Becky Berreth)




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(Left to right) Fr. Ron Seminara, SJ, Howes; Margie Pearson and Deacon Craig Pearson, Hot Springs; Deacon Llyod Frein and Marianne Frein, Philip; Deacon Andy Clark and Patty Clark, Gregory; Deacon Pat Coy and Fran Coy, Hill City; Fr. Peter Etzel, SJ, Howes; and Bishop Robert Gruss, Rapid City. After the ordinations, the new deacons and their wives are shown with the Ministry Formation team. The team includes Fathers Etzel and Seminara and the Coys. (WRC photo by Becky Berreth)