Bishop to Ordain Two Men to Permanent Diaconate


Bishop Mark will ordain two men to the Permanent Diaconate on June 1 at 10:00 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Altoona. All are welcome.

Allan Duman is a member of Saint Mary Parish in Hollidaysburg where he is an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, a Lector, and a Catechist. He is employed as a state corrections officer.

Jerome Nevling belongs to Saints Peter and Paul Parish in Philipsburg. His service in that faith community includes Lector, Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, Religious Education instructor, and parish council. He is a Magisterial District Judge.

[Photo: Allan Duman and Jerome Nevling pose with their wives, Bishop Mark, and Deacon Michael Russo, Director of the Permanent Diaconate.]