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Transitional Deacon prepares for OrdinationPosted on June 22, 2018 by Bob Reddy
Bob Reddy – Florida Catholic Bishop Frank J. Dewane will ordain Transitional Deacon Shawn Roser to the priesthood at 11 a.m., July 14, Epiphany Cathedral, 350 Tampa Ave. W., Venice. Here Deacon Roser shares his journey to the Priesthood. “From my earliest years, I have had the desire to serve others,” Roser explained. “In time, this grew into a yearning to share the love of Christ with them as well.  The first time that I thought about the priesthood was in second grade, when I received my First Holy Communion. I remember thinking that it would be incredible to be able to offer Mass and bring Jesus’ presence to others.  Time passed and the desire for priesthood mostly faded away, but the desire to serve others didn’t.” Transitional Deacon Shawn Roser will be ordained to the priesthood on July 14 at Epiphany Cathedral. Born in Lima, Ohio, he was raised Catholic and lived in Wapakoneta, Ohio, and then Fort Wa…

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