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Diocese celebrates ordination of two permanent deacons

PALM BEACH GARDENS  |  It was a day of joy at the Cathedral of St. Ignatius of Loyola on Sept. 11, 2021, as families, friends and clergy participated in Mass of the Ordination to the Permanent Diaconate of Francis O. Fau and Mark Alfred Hoch. The ceremony was livestreamed, as well.    

“We welcome all of you to St. Ignatius of Loyola Cathedral on this very, very happy day of which we ordain two of our brothers, Mark and Frank, to the Order of the Diaconate,” said Bishop Gerald M. Barbarito during his welcome. “They came with their wives and their families as a sign of their love for the church in giving themselves to the service of the church.”

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