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Ordination to the Transitional Diaconate

May 27, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Three seminarians studying for the priesthood for the Fall River Diocese will be ordained transitional deacons by Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V, in the context of an 11 a.m. Mass.

To be ordained are Matthew G. Gill, Juan Carlos Muñoz, and Daniel M. Nunes. As deacons, they will be will be able to assist the priest at Mass and be an ordinary minister of the Eucharist, proclaim the Gospel and preach, baptize, and minister at other services.

Their ordination to the Transitional Diaconate will begin the final leg of their journey toward the priesthood. It is anticipated that each will be ordained a priest next year.

All are welcome to attend the Ordination.


May 27, 2017
11:00 am - 1:00 pm


St. Mary’s Cathedral
327 Second St.
Fall River, MA 02721
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