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LIU Brooklyn Alum Juan Luxama Ordained a Roman Catholic Deacon


Margan Lyle,Associate Director of Public Relations
LIU Brooklyn,
Long Island University

Juan LuxamaBrooklyn, N.Y. – Juan Luxama, a 2009 graduate of the M.S. in Medical Microbiology program at LIU Brooklyn, has been ordained a deacon of the Roman Catholic Church.

Luxama’s ordination took place October 3 at St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City. The Rev. Charles Keeney, chaplain of LIU Brooklyn, was in attendance.

A student at the Pontifical North American College, Luxama is scheduled to be ordained a priest at the Cathedral-Basilica of St. James in Brooklyn in June 2014.

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Posted 10/23/2013

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