Elgin-native Zach Eischeid to be ordained a transitional deacon

Zachary Eischeid will take his first step into ordained ministry Friday as he is ordained a transitional deacon for the Archdiocese of Omaha at St. Cecilia Cathedral.

The ordination is at 7 p.m. with a reception to follow in the Monsignor Graham Building. All are invited to attend.

Eischeid grew up in Elgin, where he was a member of St. Boniface Parish. He attended St. Boniface grade school and Pope John XXIII Central Catholic High School.

Eischeid will spend the summer at Sacred Heart Parish-Norfolk and return to Kenrick Glennon Seminary in St. Louis in the fall. As a transitional deacon, Eischeid will proclaim the Gospel and preach at Masses, distribute Holy Communion, preside at baptisms and wake services, and perform other parish duties.

Transitional Diaconate Ordination

Friday, May 26, 7 p.m.

St. Cecilia Cathedral

701 N. 40th St., Omaha, NE

Reception to follow in the Monsignor Graham Building


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