Deacons Michael Martin, left, and Casey Sanders stand before the congregation at Good Shepherd Church during the presentation of the deacon candidates at the March 19 diaconate ordination. Deacon Martin attends Sacred Heart Seminary in Wisconsin and Deacon Sanders attends the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome. (Record Photos by Jessica Able)
Deacons Michael Martin and Casey Sanders were ordained to the diaconate March 19 at Good Shepherd Church.
Deacon Martin attends Sacred Heart Seminary in Wisconsin, and Deacon Sanders attends the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome.
Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz laid his hands on Deacon Michael Martin during the ordination rite at Good Shepherd Church, Deacon Martin’s home parish, on March 19.
The newly-ordained Deacon Martin is assisted by Father John Burke, pastor of Good Shepherd, in the vesting of the dalmatic and stole.
Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz completes the prayer of ordination.
Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz prayed over Deacon Sanders during the diaconate ordination.
The newly-ordained Deacon Casey Sanders shared a kiss of peace with one of his fellow deacons after the rite of ordination March 19 at Good Shepherd Church.