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October 1, 2012 | Volume 87, Number 24


Deacon Ordination: 19 Deacons to be ordained Oct. 13 at the Cathedral

Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo will ordain 19 men to the permanent diaconate on Saturday, Oct. 13, at 10:30 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond.

The men, all of whom have been in formation for the diaconate for several years, including ministry in their parishes, are from various areas of the diocese.

A second ordination liturgy for another group of 19 men to the diaconate will be held on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 10:30 a.m., also at the Cathedral.

Welcome our new deacons

photo: Gregory Douglas Ballentine
Gregory Douglas Ballentine

Parish: St. Bede, Williamsburg
Wife: Kathleen
Children: 2
Profession: Retired, Eastman Kodak Co.

Robert Mason Beardsworth

Parish: St. Gregory the Great, Virginia Beach
Wife: Dana
Children: 1
Profession: Scientist/Professor, Georgia Tech

Edward Louis Christ

Parish: Sacred Heart, Prince George
Wife: Susan
Children: 5
Grandchildren:  6
Profession: Senior Application Analyst

James Weaver Conklin

Parish: Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, West Point;
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Quinton
Wife: Mary Kathryn
Children: 6
Profession: Behavior Consultant

Christopher Scott Corrigan

Parish: St. Augustine, Richmond
Wife: Angymarie
Children: 1
Profession: Certified Information Management Professional, Capital One

Vincent Michael Kapral

Parish: St. John the Apostle, Virginia Beach
Wife: Anne
Children: 1
Profession: Sr. Technical Advisor to the Commander Navy Cyber Forces


Anacleto Magsombol Magsombol

Parish: St. Luke, Virginia Beach
Wife: Benesia
Profession: Business Manager, Naval Air Terminal

Adrian Alberto Marchi

Parish: Prince of Peace, Chesapeake
Wife: Robin
Children: 3
Profession: Chief Operating Officer, Jo-Kell, Inc.

Joseph Christopher Marotta

Parish: Holy Cross, Lynchburg
Wife: Katie
Children: 5
Profession: Controller, Randolph College


Robert Thomas May

Parish: Church of the Holy Family, Virginia Beach
Wife: Sandra
Children: 4
Grandchildren: 1
Profession: Deputy Director, Environment, Health, Safety and Quality at Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility

Paul Francis Minner

Parish: St. Gregory the Great, Virginia Beach
Wife: Isabel
Profession: U.S. Department of Defense

Peter Eric Palm

Parish: St. Jerome, Newport News
Wife: Denise
Children: 2
Profession: Youth Minister, St. Jerome

James Leo Satterwhite

Parish: St. Joan of Arc, Yorktown
Wife: Cyndi
Children: 2
Grandchildren: 1
Profession: Retired, Senior Systems Engineer

Antonio Carvalho Siochi

Parish: Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Newport News
Wife: Mia
Children: 2
Profession: Assoc. Professor of Computer Science, Christopher Newport University

photo: Daniel Eugene Sorady
Daniel Eugene Sorady

Parish: St. Matthew, Virginia Beach
Wife: Cathy
Children: 3
Grandchildren: 1
Profession: Telecom Operations Manager, Retired US Navy

photo: Michael Zane Swisher
Michael Zane Swisher

Parish: St. Mary Star of the Sea, Ft. Monroe
Wife: Rosemarie
Children: 2
Grandchildren: 1
Profession: Army civilian employee at Ft. Eustis

photo:Arthur Sterling Thompson, Jr
Arthur Sterling Thompson, Jr

Parish: Church of the Holy Spirit, Virginia Beach
Wife: Naomi
Children: 5
Grandchildren: 13
Profession: Retired, US Navy Department of Defense

photo: Kevin Francis Trail
Kevin Francis Trail

Parish: St. Stephen Martyr, Chesapeake
Wife: Patricia
Children: 3
Grandchildren: 1
Profession: Naval Systems Engineer, Gryphon Technologies

photo: James Onnie Tubbs
James Onnie Tubbs

Parish: St. John the Evangelist, Waynesboro
Wife: Sharon
Children: 2
Profession: Business Manager, Fishburne Military School


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