Drennan, Lopez ordained as transitional deacons

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Ted Drennan

YUCAIPA—After having completed their seminary studies, Ted Drennan and Juan Lopez were ordained as transitional deacons in a Mass celebrated by Bishop Gerald Barnes on December 15 at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church in Yucaipa.

Juan Lopez

 Drennan completed his studies at St. John Seminary in Camarillo and Lopez completed his studies at Assumption Seminary in San Antonio, Texas. Both are expected to be ordained to the priesthood on May 18, 2019.

 Deacons are either permanent (those who will not be ordained to the priesthood) or transitional (those who will be ordained to the priesthood).