A catholic deacon ordination this afternoon at Saint Peter Cathedral in Marquette.
Charles Jervasio of Ironwood is a member of our lady of peace parish.
And he was ordained a permanent deacon.
Officiating at the celebration: Bishop of Marqeutte Alexander Sample as well as retired Bishop James Garland.
Jervasio will now assist the bishop and priests.
The prayer of ordination is an ancient tradition in the catholic church: replicating the renewal of creation.