Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Robert Byrne CO

Ordination to the Diaconate 2019

On Saturday 6 July, Tony Joy was ordained to the Diaconate by Bishop Robert Byrne. The ordination took place in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Newcastle.

Tony was supported by his wife Elizabeth, his family, friends and parishioners. Many fellow Deacons were present to support his entry into the Diaconate as were his Parish Priests Fr. Mark Millward and Fr. Jim O Keefe, and also Fr. Sean Hall, Deacons John Hawthorne and Peter Jones, and Mrs Pat Kennedy of the Diaconate Formation Team.

Ordination to the Permanent Diaconate of Tony Joy

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