Deacon Alfonso Gamez, was recently ordained to the Transitional Diaconate for the Diocese of Charlotte, North Carolina. Before entering seminary, he completed a bachelors degree in political science from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2013. Since then, he has been enrolled in the priestly formation program at the Pontifical College Josephinum. Deacon Alfonso enjoys watching movies with his brother seminarians and discussing their theological themes. As he enters into his final year of seminary formation and final preparations for Priestly Ordination, he looks forward to learning and growing from the St. Brigid community. By God’s grace, Deacon Alfonso hopes to be ordained to the priesthood on June 22nd, 2019 in Huntersville, North Carolina. Please keep him in your prayers and be assured of his prayers for you and your family as well. Watch for upcoming email gospel reflections written by Deacon Alfonso.