Four men from Saint Mark Catholic, Huntersville, were ordained as deacons. From left, Deacon Brian Becker, Deacon Matthew Bean, Bishop Peter Jugis, Deacon Christopher Bond and Deacon Christian Cook. Jugis, the bishop of Charlotte, was the celebrant for the ordination with 25 priests and 24 deacons participating in the Mass.
Four men from Saint Mark Catholic, Huntersville, were ordained as deacons. From left, Deacon Brian Becker, Deacon Matthew Bean, Bishop Peter Jugis, Deacon Christopher Bond and Deacon Christian Cook. Jugis, the bishop of Charlotte, was the celebrant for the ordination with 25 priests and 24 deacons participating in the Mass. Courtesy of Amy Burger
Four men from Saint Mark Catholic, Huntersville, were ordained as deacons. From left, Deacon Brian Becker, Deacon Matthew Bean, Bishop Peter Jugis, Deacon Christopher Bond and Deacon Christian Cook. Jugis, the bishop of Charlotte, was the celebrant for the ordination with 25 priests and 24 deacons participating in the Mass. Courtesy of Amy Burger

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June 17, 2016 2:36 PM

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