On Saturday, August 27, 2018, Brian Kennedy, C.S.C., Karl Romkema, C.S.C., Brogan Ryan, C.S.C., Michael Thomas, C.S.C., and Bryan Williams, C.S.C., professed forever the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience in the Congregation of Holy Cross. In this, they became permanent members of the community and committed contributors to our common life and ministry. The following day, Brian Kennedy, C.S.C., Karl Romkema, C.S.C., Brogan Ryan, C.S.C., and Bryan Willams, C.S.C., were ordained deacons in the Moreau Seminary Chapel in Notre Dame, Indiana. Michael Thomas, C.S.C.’s diaconate Ordination is scheduled take place on September 15, 2018 in Santiago, Chile. The diaconate period will prepare these men for their Ordination to the priesthood which is anticipated for the spring of 2019. Below are pictures from the Final Vow Mass. Check back this week as we add additionalmedia from this weekend’s celebration.