April 29, 2022

Two men are ordained transitional deacons for the archdiocese

Transitional Deacon Jack Wright, left, and transitional Deacon Jose Neri pose on April 23 with Archbishop Charles C. Thompson outside the Archabbey Church of Our Lady of Einsiedeln in St. Meinrad. Archbishop Thompson ordained the two archdiocesan seminarians as deacons during a Mass in the church that day. (Photo courtesy of Saint Meinrad Archabbey)

Transitional Deacon Jack Wright, left, and transitional Deacon Jose Neri pose on April 23 with Archbishop Charles C. Thompson outside the Archabbey Church of Our Lady of Einsiedeln in St. Meinrad. Archbishop Thompson ordained the two archdiocesan seminarians as deacons during a Mass in the church that day. (Photo courtesy of Saint Meinrad Archabbey)

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Archbishop Charles C. Thompson ordained two archdiocesan seminarians as transitional deacons during an April 23 Mass at the Archabbey Church of Our Lady of Einsiedeln in St. Meinrad.

Transitional Deacon Jose Neri is a member of St. Monica Parish in Indianapolis while transitional Deacon Jack Wright is a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Richmond. They are receiving priestly formation at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in St. Meinrad.

Both will minister as deacons during the next year while continuing their formation in the archdiocese and at Saint Meinrad. They are expected to be ordained priests for the Church in central and southern Indiana in June 2023.

(For more information about a vocation to the priesthood in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, visit HearGodsCall.com.)

 

 

 

 

  

 

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