The following photos were taken at the ordination of four men as transitional deacons for the Diocese of Fall River. This is one of the final steps before the men are scheduled to be ordained as priests in June 2023. The four men were: Rev. Deacon Brain Connors; Rev. Deacon John Garabedian; Rev. Mr. Christopher Hughes; and Rev. Mr. Thiago Menezes Santos. All photos were taken by Deacon Alan Thadeu.

Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., lays hands on Rev. Mr. Brian Connors.
Bishop da Cunha lays hands on Rev. Mr. John Garabedian
Rev. Mr. Christopher Hughes professes obedience to Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V.
Rev. Mr. Thiago Menezes Santos professes obedience to Bishop da Cunha.