At our Annual Appreciation Dinner in October of 2017, Bishop Rozanski recognized several
of our hardworking deacons in the Diocese of Springfield for their many years of service.
5 Years of Ordination – Class of 2012
Deacon Norman Hannoush
10 Years of Ordination – Class of 2007
Deacon Gary Doane
Deacon Robert Esposito
Deacon Norman Grondin
Deacon Mark Kolaskinski
Deacon John Leary
Deacon Edward Shaw
Photos: Bishop Rozanski with Denise Grondin, Deacon Normand Grondin and Deacon Mark Kolasinski and Elizabeth Kolasinski
20 Years of Ordination – Class of 1997
Deacon Joseph Bucci
Deacon Donald Higby
Deacon Donald Philip
Deacon David Przybylowski
Deacon Theodore Tudryn
Photos: Bishop Rozanski with Milagros Przybylowski, Deacon David Przybylowski; Joan Higby, Deacon Donald Higby; Deacon Joseph Bucci, Kay Bucci; Lynn Philip, Deacon Don Philip and Elizabeth Tudryn and Deacon Theodore Tudryn
30 Years of Ordination – Class of 1987:
Deacon Robert Hitter
Photo: Bishop Rozanski, Diane Hitter and Deacon Robert Hitter.
In addition, Deacons Terry O’Connell and Frederick Pelletier were both honored with a plaque to commemorate their years as diocesan deacons. Thank you for your service and enjoy your retirement, Gentlemen!
Photo: Helen O’Connell, Deacon Terry O’Connell and Bishop Rozanski
Bishop Rozanski with Carol Tourangeau, Armand Tourangeau’s Class of 1997 celebrated 20 years of Ordination; Deacon Frank Rogers addressing the group about Take and Eat Programs.
Deacon Roger Carrier sharing information about the Diaconate Pre-Formation year.
Thanks to all our deacons for their many years of service! It was a beautiful evening.