CONGRATULATIONS DEACON EMMANUEL UMEOHANNA
Deacon Emmanuel Umeohanna, a seminarian for the Diocese of St. Paul, was ordained as a Transitional Deacon on December 8, 2023 @ 6:30 p.m. at the St. Paul Cathedral. The transitional diaconate is the last phase of formation for him, before being ordained as a priest. He will be able to baptize, witness marriages, preside at funeral services outside of Mass, and preach the homily at Mass. Deacon Emmanuel originates from Nigeria and has been studying at the St. Joseph Seminary, in Edmonton, since the fall of 2018.