Five Deacons Ordained to Priesthood

file (29)SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (wggb) — Bishop Timothy A. McDonnell ordained five men to the priesthood during an ordination liturgy today at St. Michael’s Cathedral in Springfield.

Deacon David E. Aufiero of Malden, Deacon Piotr S. Calik of Krakow, Poland, Deacon Robert L. Miskell of Portsmouth, VA, Deacon Michael M. Pier of Lee and Deacon John F. Hurley of Springfield were those ordained.

The ceremony is the culmination of years of both academic and spiritual preparation.