From left, deacon ordination candidates James Bauhs, Kevin Downie, Lawrence Lawinger, Joseph Michalak, Thomas Michaud, Michael Nevin, Ron Smisek and John Vomastek listen to Archbishop John Nienstedt during the deacon ordination Mass Sept. 25 at the Cathedral of St. Paul. They are the last class to be ordained until 2015, as the program undergoes changes.
Archbishop Nienstedt congratulates newly-ordained Deacon Kevin Downie during the ordination Mass.
From left, Deacon John Vomastek, Margene Bauhs, Deacon James Bauhs and Deacon Ron Smisek begin the celebration moments after the end of Mass.
Photos by Dave Hrbacek / The Catholic Spirit