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my cousin was married by his uncle, who is also a deacon in his church
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That horrifies Miguel Pons, one of two deacons at the chapel at the Colón cemetery in Havana.
The Archdiocese of Baltimore began testing a new policy in February that allows priests and deacons to request to marry a couple somewhere other than their parish church.
Less than two years ago, a Republican governor who had been a Baptist deacon proposed a referendum on setting up a lottery, and even called a special session of the Legislature, but the effort stalled.
McNicholas became a transitional deacon, signifying he’s one year away from priesthood.
Two seminarians with local ties, Tyler Kline and Matthew DeFusco, are on their way to the path to Catholic priesthood, as they were both ordained as deacons at the Basilica of the Assumption on May 26.
Winfrey’s mother, Vernita Lee, worked as a domestic servant in Milwaukee, where Winfrey attended integrated schools and also in Nashville, where her father, Vernon Winfrey, was a businessman and a church deacon.
My grandfather was a pastor, my grandmother was a church organist, my mother was a choir director, and my dad was a deacon and taught Sunday school and played the drums at the church.
McNicholas will spend the next year as a deacon at St. Michael the Archangel in Schererville, officials said.
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Definition of deacon for English Language Learners
: an official in some Christian churches whose rank is just below a priest
: a member of some Christian churches who has special duties
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