Deacons to be ordained Sept. 21 and their wives. Pictured (left to right) are: Joe and Peggy Flocco, Bill and Gail Proulx, Lisa and Kevin Martin, John and Linda Burkly, John and Marita Beagan, Bill Jackson, Matt and Michelle Baltier, Kim and Paul Coletti, Diane and John Barry, Ann and Dick Cussen, Kathy and Tim Donohue, Cathy and Joe Harrington. Courtesy photo
Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley will ordain 12 men as permanent deacons Sept. 21 at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross. The members of the Diaconate Class of 2013 are:
Joseph Flocco is a business development manager for Siemens. His wife, Peggy, is a nurse and patient educator at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro. Joe and Peggy have three children; Lauren is a recent recipient of a Masters of Education degree from the University of Massachusetts living in Somerville; Briana and her husband Chris are mechanical engineers and with their son Paxton live in Norton; Joseph III of Wrentham graduated Xaverian Brothers HS and is a recent engineering and mathematics degree graduate of Providence College and Columbia University. Joe and Peggy have been parishioners of St. Mary Wrentham for the past 23 years. Deacon Flocco will be serving his parish assignment assisting Father Bill Schmidt at St. Mary Parish in Wrentham and St. Martha Parish in Plainville. He will be serving his diocesan assignment assisting Kari Colella in the Office of Marriage Ministries.