Gadberry to be ordained a deacon

Published: March 23, 2015

En Español

Bishop Anthony B. Taylor will ordain Stephen Joseph Gadberry to the transitional diaconate on Friday, March 27 at his home parish of St. Peter Church in Wynne. The 6 p.m. Mass will be followed by a reception in the parish hall.

He will serve at his first Masses as a deacon at St. Mary Church in McCrory Saturday, March 28 at 5 p.m. in English and at St. Peter Church at 9 a.m. in English and 5 p.m. in Spanish on Palm Sunday, March 29.

Gadberry is currently studying theology at Gregorian University, which is part of the Pontifical North American College in Rome in preparation for ordination to the priesthood in 2017. He is the son of Leslie Ann Gadberry and the late Stephen E. Gadberry.

To learn more, read or listen to his vocation story. If you wish to contact him to congratulate him or assure him of your prayers for his continued discernment of priesthood, please e-mail him. For more information, contact the Vocations and Seminarians Office at (501) 664-0340.