On December 15 Br. Luke Turner and Br. Thiago Silva were ordained to the Transitional Diaconate by Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann at St. Benedict’s Abbey in Atchison, Kansas. Br. Luke joined St. Benedict’s Abbey in 2010 after long career with MasterCard. Br. Thiago is a monk of St. Benedict’s Abbey’s daughter-house St. Joseph Priory in Mineiros, Goias, Brazil. Both men will go on to be ordained to the priesthood – Save the Date, June 29, for the priestly ordination of Br. Luke.