David McConkey, a seminarian for Clifton Diocese, was ordained to the diaconate on Saturday at St Mary’s College, Oscott.

David, a former Anglican Clergyman, was received into the Catholic Church a couple of years ago. He is a parishioner of St Gregory’s, Cheltenham. After discernment and a year in the seminary in Oscott, he was ordained deacon along with 10 other men from different dioceses.

Deacon David will serve in the parish of St Gregory’s for the next few months and will be ordained to the priesthood on Saturday 28th September.

Please keep Deacon David in your prayers.