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The permanent deacons marked their tenth anniversary on February 6. Archbishop Jason Gordon was the main celebrant at their anniversary Mass last Sunday at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Gail Moore, wife of Rev Cy Moore of the Maloney Parish, sent this brief reflection.

On Sunday, February 16 without much ado or fanfare, the permanent deacons celebrated their tenth anniversary with Solemn Mass followed by a small gathering and sharing.

The homily delivered by Archbishop Jason Gordon was honest and uplifting. Yes, he dared to mention the less-than-warm welcome received by the deacons ten years ago, but he also spoke glowingly about the positive impact that their presence has had on the Church.

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