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On Sept. 3, Deacon Timothy Childers, MIC and Deacon Jason Lewis, MIC were ordained to the transitional diaconate by the Most Rev. Roy Edward Campbell, Jr., auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Washington, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.  

Brother Timothy Childers, MIC, and Br. Jason Lewis, MIC, will be ordained as deacons on Saturday, Sept. 3, at 10 a.m. at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. 

The perpetual profession of vows, also known as making perpetual or final vows, is the last step in joining a religious congregation. Two Marian brothers will take that "last step" this month with the Marians: Br. Jason Lewis, MIC, and Br. Ruben Veloz, MIC.

Despite the coronavirus pandemic and a power outage in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Fr. David Smith, MIC, was ordained to the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception at the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy.

The Marian Fathers have a new perpetually professed brother. Meet Br. Tyler Mentzer, MIC.
Three young brothers professed first vows for the Marian Fathers on Saturday. What do they have to say?
You're invited to attend "virtually."
"I got here because of Him," said Deacon David, "so I can continue to rely on Jesus going forward."
Brother Tyler, MIC, talks about his enriching visit to benefactors and the graces brought through their prayers and support.
Marian seminarian Br. Jeff, MIC, defines the "lifeblood" of the Marian Fathers.

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