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Ordination to the Sacred Order of the Deacon

News of the Diocese

October 22, 2011

On Saturday, October 22nd, the Most Reverened Roger W. Gries, O.S.B. (Auxiliary Bishop of Cleveland) ordained 3 men into the Sacred Order of the Deacon.  In his homily, Bishop Roger spoke to Peter, John and Patrick about their important ministry as they will proclaim the Word of God, minister at the Lord's table and care for God's people through their ministry of service and charity.  These men will perform these ministries at parishes around the diocese.




Deacon Peter Kovacina
Home Parish: St. Clare in Lyndhurst
Diaconate Parish: Sts. Robert and William in Euclid


Deacon John Mullee
Home Parish: Holy Trinity in Avon
Diaconate Parish: Mary, Queen of the Apostles in Brook Park


Deacon Patrick Spicer
Home Parish: St. Thomas More in Brooklyn
Diaconate Parish: St. Vincent de Paul in Cleveland


Please continue to pray for these men and all who are studying in our seminary and all of those who are discerning a vocation.


To see more pictures from the ordination please click here.

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