Six men from the Archdiocese of Armagh to be admitted as candidates for the Permanent Diaconate
TO BE ADMITTED AS CANDIDATES
FOR THE PERMANENT DIACONATE ON
SUNDAY, 5 DECEMBER
Cardinal Brady will admit six men from the Archdiocese of Armagh who have completed a Propaedeutic Year as Candidates for the Permanent Diaconate at 11.00 am Mass in the Cathedral on Sunday next, 5 December, the 2nd Sunday of Advent.
These men have already begun the first of three years of Formation and are due to be ordained in June 2013. All six are married with children and work in various occupations. The candidates are: Martin Barlow, Portadown, Martin Clarke, Dromintee, David Durrigan, Ardee, Andy Hegarty, Cookstown, Benignus Ndubuisi, Dundalk (St Patrick’s) and John Taaffe, Drogheda.
These six are joined on their formation programme by three candidates from the diocese of Dromore. In addition the Archdiocese have seven men currently taking part in the Propaedeutic Year (Year of Discernment).
We wish them every blessing as they journey towards ordination as deacons.