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Transitional Diaconate Ordination Schedule 2022

​Sixteen seminarians to complete next step on path to priesthood

by Editorial Team

Ordination to the diaconate is the last major step in a seminarian’s journey to the priesthood. This year, sixteen Sacred Heart seminarians will be ordained into the transitional diaconate across six dioceses and two religious communities: Companions of the Cross and the Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity. The Sacred Heart Major Seminary community is grateful to the Holy Spirit for calling these men to serve the Church in Holy Orders. We praise God for our seminarians’ fidelity to grace in responding to God’s call for their life. Below you will find the schedule for ordinations, including livestream information. Join us in congratulating our seminarians and praying for their continued path to priesthood. Come, Holy Spirit!

Archdiocese of Detroit 

April 23, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.

Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament - Detroit, MI 

Watch via livestream

Richard Dorsch, Jr.

Jeremy Schupbach

Michael Bruno Selvaraj

Andrew Smith

Ryan Walters

Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity

April 23, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.

Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament - Detroit, MI 

Watch via livestream

Br. David Snow, SOLT

Diocese of Lansing

June 11, 2022 at 10:30 a.m.

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church - East Lansing, MI

Corey Bilodeau

Shea Kettner

Diocese of Marquette

May 20, 2022 at 3:30 p.m.

St. Peter’s Cathedral - Marquette, MI 

Watch via livestream

Matthew Chartier

Diocese of Kalamazoo

May 21, 2022 at 10:00  a.m.

St. Augustine Cathedral - Kalamazoo, MI

Jack Pfieffer

Archdiocese of Hartford

June 4, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

St. Margaret Mary Church of St. Junipero Serra Parish - South Windsor, CT

Andres Galeano Moreno

Sean Yates 

Eparchy of St. Thomas

July 2, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Holy Martyrs Chaldean Church - Sterling Heights, MI

Watch via livestream

Namir Narra

Companions of the Cross

September 17, 2022

Holy Spirit Chapel – Visitation House, Detroit, MI

Kevin Darwent

Isaac Longworth


Saturday August 13, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. PDT

St. Patrick’s Parish, Vancouver, BC

Daniel Ramos

by Editorial Team

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