Diaconate Ordination Mass for seminarian Garrett Braun

Randy and Judy Braun, at left, kneel during the April 4 Diaconate Ordination Mass for their son Garrett at their home parish, St John the Baptist in Newburgh. At the altar are Diocesan Director of Vocations Father Tyler Tenbarge, left; newly ordained Deacon Braun, a seminarian for the Diocese of Evansville at St. Saint Meinrad Archabbey and Seminary; Bishop Joseph M. Siegel; Diocesan Director of Worship Matt Miller, who served as master of ceremonies; Deacon Jay VanHoosier of St. John the Baptist Parish; and Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the Archdiocese of Military Services of the U.S. Deacon Braun plans to serve as a U.S. Air Force chaplain following his priestly ordination and service to the Diocese of Evansville.

Newly ordained Deacon Garret Braun, left, joins Bishop Joseph M. Siegel at the end of the Eucharistic Prayer during the April 4 Mass at which Bishop Siegel ordained Braun to the diaconate. St. John the Baptist Parish in Newburgh, Braun’s home parish, hosted the ordination Mass.

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