Congratulations to the nine seminarians who were ordained as deacons by Bishop William Crean, Bishop of Cloyne, on Sunday 29 May.
The deacons are:
- Rev. Michael Byrne (Dublin)
- Rev. William Caulfield (Ferns)
- Rev. Aidan Gallagher (Tuam)
- Rev. Sean Jones (Kerry)
- Rev. Declan Lohan (Galway)
- Rev. John Magner (Cloyne)
- Rev. Barry Matthews (Armagh)
- Rev. Evan O’Brien (Cork & Ross)
- Rev. David Vard (Kildare & Leighlin)
They will now continue further studies and are expected to be ordained to the priesthood in the summer of 2017.