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Deacon Rick Lanciano
Permanent Deacon

Deacon Rick Lanciano has been married to Sheryl for 42 years. They have 5 children and 6 grandchildren.

Deacon Lanciano was ordained in April of 2015, and he is assigned to St. Ignatius Loyola Parish, West Lawn PA and St. Francis de Sales Parish in Robesonia PA.

Deacon Lanciano is the former Chairman of the Theology Department at Berks Catholic High School. He taught courses on Apologetics, Ecumenism and Interreligious Dialogue, and Marriage and Christian Vocation.

Deacon Rick holds a Master of Arts Degree in Sacred Scripture from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary. He also holds a Diploma for Catechesis granted through the Sacred Congregation for the Clergy and a Certificate in Catholic Religious Studies granted by St. Charles Seminary.

Deacon Lanciano was a regular presenter for the Marriage Preparation program and the Institute for Catechetical Formation for the Diocese of Allentown.

Ministries include being a pastoral minister at St. Francis de Sales Church in Robesonia, RCIA leader at St. Ignatius and St. Francis and he is also an assistant to the director of the Office of the Permanent Diaconate and is also a member for the Commission for Admissions and Scrutinies for the Permanent Diaconate.


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