From my friend Deacon Jim Hoegemeier:

On Sunday, July 26, for the first time since 2004, multiple men (20 ordained in 2004 – 1 every other year since 2014) were ordained to serve as permanent deacons for the Diocese of Madison.

Pictured with Bishop Donald Hying are Deacons Jeff Bond, Todd Burud, and Roger Scholbrock. Photo courtesy of Catholic Herald.

Congratulations, brothers, and welcome! Ad multos annos!