Twenty-one men were ordained to the permanent diaconate June 6 at the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul in a Mass celebrated by Archbishop Charles Chaput. Many of the approximately 300 deacons serving in the archdiocese supported their new brother deacons, who are ordained Catholic clergy. Of the 21 deacons ordained, 19 are married, and their wives and families filled the cathedral. Read full coverage of the Mass. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
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