Friar Matthew Malek, OFM Conv., Ordained a Transitional Deacon

Friar Matthew Malek, OFM Conv. was ordained a transitional deacon on December 12, 2012, at the St. Anthony Shrine Chapel, Ellicott City, MD, by Bishop Denis Madden, Auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese of Baltimore.  It was quite a joyous occasion with many friars and friends in attendance.

L to R: Fr. Jim Kent, Bishop Denis Madden, Friar Matthew Malek
Friar Matthew will complete his studies in May of 2013 at the Catholic University of America and will be ordained to the priesthood sometime later in 2013.
To see more photos of this event please visit the Province Facebook page.