Congratulations to Deacon Mark Ruiz

On August 4th The Most Reverend Michael C. Barber SJ ordained 4 men to the Transitional Deaconate among which was Mark Ruiz whose hometown is Oakland, has a history with
St. Leander School as a teacher and will continue his theology studies at Pope St. John XX111 National Seminary in Weston, Massachusetts.

May the Lord bless Deacon Ruiz and the other three newly ordained deacons with faith, strength
and wisdom as they travel their journey towards priesthood.