Eight men were ordained to the transitional diaconate of The Order of Preachers at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, D.C., on March 20, by The Most Reverend Timothy P. Brogolio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, USA. Front left to right: Rev. Brother James Mary Ritch, O. P. (Providence College 2008), Rev. Brother Bartholomew Maria Calvino, O.P., Archbishop Brogolio, J.C.D., Rev. Brother Bernard Knapke, O.P., Rev. Brother Philip Nolan, O.P. Rear left to right: Rev. Brother Maximilian Maria Jaskowak, O.P., Rev. Brother Damian Marie Day, O.P. (Providence College 2015), Rev. Brother Luke Mary VanBerkum, O.P., Rev. Brother Pachomius Walker, O.P. Their priestly ordination will take place in May 2022.