Taking the next step of formation toward the priesthood, three seminarians were ordained as transitional deacons July 9 at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral by Bishop Ronald P. Herzog.
Daniel Hart, Gus “Dutch” Voltz III, and Derek Ducote were ordained deacons at a 10 a.m. Mass concelebrated by the priests of the diocese.
Reduction of Staff at St. Joseph Catholic Center
It is no secret that the Diocesan budget has been strained during the recent years. The Diocese of Alexandria is not immune to the current conditions within the local and state economy, and this has been reflected across all sources of income. With trailing collections, charitable grants being reduced, and with ever increasing expenses, the Diocese has been operating