Deacon Michael Venditto

deacon-michael-vendittoDeacon Michael Venditto is the first permanent deacon to serve at Our Lady of Pity.Deacon Michael received a B.A. from St. John’s University and a J.D. from Cornell University. He studied for the diaconate at St. Joseph’s Seminary and was ordained by Cardinal Egan in June 2003. As deacon, he assists the celebrant at Mass and presides at baptisms,marriages, wakes, funerals and benedictions. He also serves as the parish bereavement minister and is available to speak with anyone who has suffered the loss of a loved one. To make an appointment, please call the Rectory. Deacon Michael, his wife Susan, and their three children live in the parish, so you may see him around the neighborhood. If so, be sure to say “hello.”