The permanent deacons of the Diocese of Alexandria will celebrate a Mass of recommitment to their ordination promises with Bishop Talley on Saturday, May 6 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral. At the same Mass, the candidates for ordination as permanent deacons will be instituted into the Ministry of Lector by the Bishop, their next formal step on the way to their scheduled ordination in June 2018. A light reception will follow the Mass in Xavier Hall. Everyone is invited. -- Father Dan O'Connor, Director of the Diaconate (445-9748, ext. 205) 

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:45am