Jeanette DeMelo, Director of Communications, Archdiocese of Denver
303-715-3230 or email@example.com
March 16, 2012
Six men to be ordained deacons on path to priesthood
Men find joy in serving others with great love
Beginning at 10 a.m., Saturday, March 17, in the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Bishop James Conley, apostolic administrator of the Denver Archdiocese, will ordain six seminarians to the diaconate in a step toward priesthood ordination.
The men attend St. John Vianney Theological Seminary and Redemptoris Mater Archdiocesan Missionary Seminary in Denver, and Blessed John XXII Seminary in Weston, Mass.
As deacons, these men will promise to imitate Jesus Christ specifically in his witness of charity and service to those around him.
The complete list of men to be ordained on Saturday is as follows:
- Ron Cattany, 58, of Mother of God Parish, Denver
- José Aníbal Chicas Guevara, 28, of El Salvador
- Arturo Chagala, 28, of Mexico
- William Clemence, 28, of Brazil
- Scott Bailey, 26, Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, Northglenn
- Joseph LaJoie, 29, Queen of Peace Parish, Aurora
To read complete interviews with each seminarian, visit the Denver Catholic Register website at the following link: http://www.archden.org/index.cfm/ID/7833
The Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception is located at 1530 Logan St. in Denver. Members of the media are warmly invited to attend. To RSVP, please contact Jeanette DeMelo, director of communications, at (303) 715-3230 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.