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Diaconal Ordination Of Faithful of Opus Dei (February 25, 2017)

Bishop Juan Ignacio Arrieta, Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, conferred the diaconate on two faithful of Opus Dei on February 25 in the parish of St. Josemaría in Rome. The new deacons are Ginés José Perez and Arturo Garralón.


Ginés José Pérez, was born in 1958, in Murcia, Spain. After obtaining a degree in education, he worked for more than 30 years in the field of teaching.


Arturo Garralón was born in 1975, in Guadalajara, Spain. He studied economics at the University of Alcalá de Henares and worked for a banking company.


In a festive atmosphere filled with gratitude, the new deacons were accompanied by many family members, friends and colleagues, as well as by the Prelate of Opus Dei, Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz.

Romana, No. 64, January-June 2017, p. 167.