Stephen Bruzzese ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacons

Deacon-Setephen

On Saturday August 6, 2016 seminarian Stephen Bruzzese was ordained to the sacred order of Deacons by Most Reverend Gerard Bergie, Bishop of the Diocese of St. Catharines, at St. Thomas More Church in Niagara Falls. Ordination to the diaconate is the last step before ordination to the priesthood. Deacon Stephen is a transitional deacon. There are permanent deacons who serve the diocese in a number of ministries aiding the poor and marginalized of society.

Deacon Stephen is presently at St. Mary of the Assumption in St. Catharines. He will be returning to the seminary in the fall to complete his studies.

(l-r) Reverend Mister Stephen Bruzzese, Most Reverend Gerard Bergie, and Reverend Mister Stephen Helferty.

(l-r) Reverend Mister Stephen Bruzzese, Most Reverend Gerard Bergie, and Reverend Mister Stephen Helferty.