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Bishop Jaime Soto presided at a funeral Mass for Stanley William Devereux, Executive Director of The Catholic Foundation of the Diocese of Sacramento, on Friday, June 8 in St. Mary Church in Sacramento.
Devereux, 58, died peacefully on the morning of June 1 in Elk Grove. He lost a courageous five-month battle with brain cancer after being diagnosed with a Glioblastoma. He was devoted to his faith, family and friends. At the time of his diagnosis, he was Executive Director of The Catholic Foundation and in formation for the past four years to become a permanent deacon.
On June 2, Bishop Jaime Soto ordained Fathers Jesus Hernandez, Rene Jauregui and German Ramos to the priesthood during a Mass in the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Sacramento. Concelebrating the Mass was Bishop Emeritus William K. Weigand.
Deacon Hernandez is a native of Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico. He studied for the priesthood at Seminario Hispano de Santa Maria de Guadalupe in Mexico and at St. Patrick's Seminary and University in Menlo Park, CA. He spent his pastoral year at St. Peter Parish in Dixon.
Deacon Juaregui is a native of Mexticacan, Jalisco, Mexico. He studied for the priesthood at Seminario Hispano de Santa Maria de Guadalupe in Mexico and at St. Patrick's Seminary and University in Menlo Park, CA. He spent his pastoral year at St. Joseph Parish in Redding.
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YOUTH ON A MISSION is a 4-day discipleship training camp for Catholic teens.
The Knights of Columbus Northern California Chapter and the diocese's Office of Priestly and Religious Vocations invite the public to attend a Vocations Benefit Dinner on Saturday, June 30 at St. Patrick Parish in Placerville. The event is hosted by Knights of Columbus Council No. 6322.