On Saturday March 1, Archbishop JOB ordained Subdeacon Benjamin Ronald Tucci to the Holy Diaconate at St Mary's Cathedral, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Deacon Benjamin is a son of St John the Baptist Church, Campbell, Ohio and a graduate of St Tikhon's Seminary. Deacon Benjamin presently serves as the youth director at St Mary's Cathedral.
Archbishop JOB also tonsured readers Steve Memorich, David Nelson, David Johnston and blessed Alexander Gulachek, Nicholas Manzoni and Alexei Memorich to wear the subdiaconate orarion.
On Thursday October 18 His Eminence, Archbishop JOB paid a visit to St Tikhon's Theological Seminary to meet with seminarians from the diocese. His Eminence visits diocesan seminarians at St Vladimir's and St Tikhon's twice each year.
On October 6 His Eminence, Archbishop JOB, celebrated the Consecration and 90th Anniversary of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Overland Park (Kansas City) Missouri.
On Sunday, September 30 His Eminence, Archbishop JOB visited the Protection of the Virgin Mary Church to celebrate the Patronal Feast of the parish.