Nine candidates in the diaconate formation program will be instituted to the Ministry of Acolyte during a Eucharistic Liturgy on Thursday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m., Church of the Incarnation, Mantua. Bishop Joseph A. Galante will preside.
The men are:
Craig Arthur Bickel of St. Rose of Lima Parish, Haddon Heights
James Joseph Hallman of Our Lady of Peace Parish, Williamstown
Robert William Hamilton of St. Rose of Lima Parish, Haddon Heights
Mark Jude Lacy of St. Josephine Bakhita Parish, Camden
John Michael Lynch of Transfiguration Parish, Collingswood
Robert George Oliver of St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Mays Landing
Joseph Gerard Rafferty of St. Mary Parish, Gloucester
Aaron Gene Smith of St. Rose of Lima Parish, Haddon Heights
J. Peter Traum of Church of the Incarnation Parish, Mantua.