Auxiliary Bishop Timothy Senior, chancellor of Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, conferred the rite of candidacy on seven men Oct. 3 in Immaculate Conception Chapel at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood.

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With their formal admission to candidacy, the men continue their formation toward ordination as permanent deacons for the Philadelphia Archdiocese.

Mr. Michael A. Brown
Mr. John J. Cherneskie
Mr. Joseph M. DeFinis
Mr. Jeffrey A. Fisher
Mr. Dennis J. Murphy
Mr. Guadalupe Rojas
Mr. James A. Rowland

(Photos by Sarah Webb)

. (Photos by Sarah Webb)