Bishop David Talley will ordain nine candidates to the Order of Deacon for our Diocese in two ceremonies, on Saturday, June 2 and Saturday, June 16. Both ordinations will begin at 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral. All clergy are welcome and encouraged to attend to support these men, who have been in formation since 2013, and their wives and families. Instructions concerning vesting, etc. will be sent as the dates approach. The ceremonies are also open to the public, of course. The men who will be ordained and their home parishes are:

June 2, 2018
William R. Aldridge, Our Lady of Prompt Succor, Alexandria
Darrell J. Dubroc, Our Lady of Lourdes, Fifth Ward
William L. Endris, Jr., St. Michael the Archangel, Leesville
Lawrence E. Feldkamp, St. Frances Cabrini, Alexandria
Stephen C. Gramigna, St. Michael the Archangel, Leesville
June 16, 2018
Steven E. Newbury, St. Anthony of Padua, Natchitoches
Gene T. “Tommy” Robichaux, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Pineville
Paul T. Sunderhaus, St. Frances Cabrini, Alexandria
Luther “Luke” P. White, St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Alexandria


Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm