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May 28, 2013

ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT TO ORDAIN FIFTEEN MEN TO
THE PERMANENT DIACONATE


Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. will ordain fifteen men to the Permanent Diaconate for service in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The Rite of Ordination will take place during Mass following the Gospel.

Saturday, June 1, 2013
9:45 a.m. (Procession)
10:00 a.m. (Mass)
Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103


Permanent deacons are members of the clergy of the Catholic Church. They may be single or married. As ministers of God's Word, permanent deacons preach and teach. They baptize, may witness marriages, carry out the funeral rites at the Vigil and the grave, and administer Holy Communion to the sick and dying.

Those being ordained include:

R. Lyle Benner is a member of Saint Agnes Parish in Sellersville, Bucks County, where he resides with his wife Donna. They have three children, Aaron, Elliott and Anna. Mr. Benner holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Millersville University. He is President of TBW Industries, Inc.

Daniel Bingnear is a member of Holy Savior Parish in Linwood, Delaware County, where he resides with his wife Barbara. They have two children, Claire and Adam. Mr. Bingnear holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Neumann University. He is an Environmental Engineer at the Boeing Company.

William C. Bradley is a member of Saint Raymond of Penafort Parish in Philadelphia, where he resides with his wife Cynthia. They have two children, Christopher and Gina. Mr. Bradley holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting/OPS Management from LaSalle University. He is Director of the Office for Black Catholics for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Anthony J. Cincotta is a member of Saint Thomas the Apostle Parish in Glen Mills, Delaware County, where he resides with his wife Eileen. They have two daughters, Susan Harper and Jennifer. Mr. Cincotta holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice/History from the University of Maryland. He is a retired police officer with the Montgomery County Department of Police in Rockville, Maryland.

Donald P. Dicarlo, Jr. is a member of Saint Thomas of Villanova Parish in Villanova, Delaware County, where he resides with his wife Denise and their three children, Justin, Erica, and Tori.
Mr. Dicarlo earned his undergraduate degree from Villanova University and holds advanced degrees in both law and theology. He is a managing director and senior wealth strategist for Wilmington Trust Company (M&T Bank).

James J. Elliott is a member of Saint Patrick Parish in Kennett Square, Chester County, where he resides with his wife Marie. They have three sons, James, Michael and Steven. Mr. Elliott holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering and an MBA from the University of Delaware. He is a Security Specialist at Anixter, Inc. in Media, Pennsylvania.

Matthew J. Hrobak is a member of Saint Titus Parish in Norristown, Montgomery County, where he resides with his wife Carol. They have four daughters, Debra, Jennie, Carol and Jacqueline. Mr. Hrobak graduated from Roxborough High School in Philadelphia. He is an Investigator with the Philadelphia Housing Authority at the Office of Audits and Compliance.

Patrick J. Kelly is a member of Saint Joseph Parish in Collingdale, Delaware County, where he resides with his wife Sandra. They have two children, Kayla and Brianna. Mr. Kelly is a graduate of Monsignor Bonner High School in Drexel Hill and is employed as a Union Laborer by JPC Group.

Ronald F. Kelley is a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Morton, Delaware County, where he resides with his wife Julie. They have six children, Rebecca, Aaron, Sarah, Michael, Thomas and Matthew. Mr. Kelly graduated from Saint Joseph's University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. He is a retired Senior Management Analyst for the Internal Revenue Service.

Louis Libbi is a member of Saints Peter and Paul Parish in West Chester, Chester County, where he resides with his wife Nancy. They have one son, Nicholas. Mr. Libbi holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Pennsylvania State University. He is employed as an Operations Manager for U.S. Municipal.

Donald O. Nichols is a member of Saint Mary Parish in Schwenksville, Montgomery County. He resides with his wife Linda in Harleysville. They have three sons, Andrew, Peter and Jacob. Mr. Nichols holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from the former Glassboro State College (now Rowan University). He is employed as a Controller by M&C Specialties Company.

Louis Quaglia is a member of Saint Charles Borromeo Parish in Bensalem, Bucks County, where he resides with his wife Marian. They have four children, Michele Donnelly, Danielle, Michael and Christopher. Mr. Quaglia holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from St. Peter's University. He is employed as a Purchasing Supervisor at Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. in Bordentown, New Jersey.

John J. Rodgers is a member of Saint Colman Parish in Ardmore, Montgomery County, where he resides with his wife Vicky. They have five sons, Joel, Jeffrey, Stephen, Daniel and Timothy.
Mr. Rodgers holds a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts (Religious Education) degrees from Villanova University and is employed as a teacher at Monsignor Bonner Archbishop Prendergast Catholic High School in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania.

Raymond N. Scipioni is a member of Saint Charles Borromeo Parish in Bensalem, Bucks County, where he resides with his wife Linda. They have three daughters, Lori, Carolyn and Isabelle. Raymond holds an MBA in Management Information Systems from LaSalle University. He is employed as a Business Development Manager at Avalon Integration.

William V. Williams is a member of Sacred Heart Parish in Havertown, Delaware County, where he resides with his wife Lorraine. They have three children, Ronald, Christina and Jonathan. William holds Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemistry and Biotechnology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Doctor of Medicine degree from Tufts University. He is employed as a research physician at Incyte Corporation.

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Editor's Note: For more information on the Permanent Deacons please contact Deacon James Owens at (610) 586-8535.

An audio and video mult-box will be provided in the parking lot of the Cathedral. Please enter the lot on 17th Street, between Race and Vine Streets. Crews will need a bnc connector and a recording deck or a live truck. Television cameras will not be permitted in the Cathedral. Reporters and still photographers will be permitted in the Cathedral but are asked to remain clear of the center aisle.


Contact
Jhoselyn Martinez
Communications Specialist
215-587-3747

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