November 3 was a day of abundant blessings for the Archdiocese of Agra as four young men were ordained deacons on this day through the hands of the Archbishop Most Rev. Albert D'Souza. The four newly ordained priests are: Rev. Fr. Francis D'Souza, Rev. Fr. Alok Toppo, Rev. Fr. Lawrence V Raja and Rev. Fr. Vineesh Joseph.

All of them did their philosophical studies from St. Xavier's Regional Seminary, Etmadpur, Agra. Frs. Francis and Alok who hail from Karnataka and Jharkhand respectively, did their theological studies from St. Joseph's Regional Seminary, Allahabad and Frs. Lawrence and Vineesh who hail from Tamil Nadu and Kerala respectively, completed their theological studies from St. Albert's Seminary, Ranchi.

The Archdiocese CONGRATULATE these highly talented heavenly chosen young men and wish them all the best in their future ministry!