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Nine ordained to permanent diaconate

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SAN DIEGO — Cardinal-designate Robert McElroy ordained nine local men to the permanent diaconate June 18.

The ordination liturgy was held at St. Thérèse of Carmel Church in Carmel Valley, with auxiliary bishops John Dolan and Ramon Bejarano concelebrating.

Those ordained as deacons included: Timothy B. Clark, Santa Sophia Parish, Spring Valley; Victor Garcia, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Vista; David Gonzalez, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, San Ysidro; Wayne Heffner, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Vista; J. Carlos Morales, Christ the King Parish, San Diego; Jaime Roque, St. Michael Parish, San Diego; Ted Rotunda, St. Peter the Apostle Parish, Fallbrook; Daniel Sanchez-Garcia, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Vista; and Gregory Settelmayer, Our Mother of Confidence Parish, San Diego.

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