The following men were ordained to the Transitional Diaconate on June 23 at St. Columban Church in Garden Grove.
(Pictured above from left) Rev. Mr. Daniel Seo, Rev. Mr. Michael Duc Nguyen, Rev. Mr. Scott Allen, Rev. Mr. Erialdo Ramirez Alfaro, Rev. Mr. Martin Vu.
Most of these men will return to their various seminaries for their final year of study in the fall. Deacon Martin and Deacon Daniel to St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo. Deacon Michael and Deacon Scott to the Pontifical North American College in Rome. Deacon Erialdo will spend a year on pastoral assignment at St. Mary’s Church in Fullerton. God-willing these men will all be ordained to the Priesthood in Summer 2019.