Deacon Emil

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Gender MALE
Occupation Catholic Permanent Deacon
Location Lake Ridge, VA, United States
Introduction Born (1937) and raised in Lowell, MA. Had a boy soprano voice and sang on Saturday mornings on WLLH radio. Graduated Moody Junior High School and Lowell High School. Worked summers in the textile mills with my father. Have one sister who lives in California. Graduated Boston University in Physics. Had careers with Itek, Perkin-Elmer, General Electric and CIA. Was a Dominican, Brother Ventura OP. Have been married for 40 years. We love our three children and three grandchildren. Was ordained a Roman Catholic Permanent Deacon by Bishop Thomas Welsh, the first bishop of Arlington 29 years ago. Retired from the Intelligence Community workforce in 2000. After 28 years of pastoral ministry with Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Lake Ridge, am currently assigned to serve Our Lady of Angels Church in Woodbridge, Virginia. My web site is, which you are welcome to visit.
Interests Journaling, Scripture, Family, Friendship, Catholicism, Interfaith Spirituality, Poetry, Music, Human Dynamics, Word Puzzles, Nature, Liturgy, Literature, Meditation, Ministry, Community, Contemplation, Creativity.