YEARS MARRIED: 31
YEARS IN THE DIACONATE: 1
HOW THEY MET: In Fran’s courtyard at a Fourth of July party
WHAT THEY DO FOR FUN: Dinners with friends, watching movies or TV together
HIS ROLE AS A DEACON: Assisting at Mass and occasionally preaching; performing baptisms and leading Stations of the Cross during Lent and Friday Eucharistic Adorations; incarceration ministry and member of the Board of Directors for Mary’s Shelter
HIS MOST MEMORABLE EXPERIENCE: Presiding at my son’s wedding
HOW HE WAS CALLED TO THE DIACONATE: I had been praying about what I might be called to do. Pastor asked Fran and I to consider the diaconate, and we decided to look into it.