Archbishop José H. Gomez will ordain 20 men to the Sacred Order of Deacon on June 8 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.Those to be ordained and their wives have undergone a five-year period of formation in preparation for ministry in their parishes. The formation process integrates academic, pastoral and spiritual dimensions towards forming deacons and their wives in ministries of Word, liturgy and charity. The June 8 ordination will bring to nearly 400 the number of deacons serving in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. The first class of 25 deacons for the archdiocese was ordained in 1975 by Cardinal Timothy Manning, seven years after the permanent diaconate was restored as a sacred order by Pope Paul VI.Following are brief profiles of the deacon couples, including some of their present ministries of charity and justice.Danny and Stacey Amos, from St. Paul the Apostle Church in Westwood. Danny is an attorney and business owner who ministers in various local outreach programs. He also does pro bono legal advising for the UCLA Mobile Clinic. Stacey teaches second grade in the parish school and volunteers in first reconciliation and First Communion preparation in their parish.Isaac and Marisol Arias, from Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Los Angeles. Isaac is a warehouse clerk and Marisol is the parish director of religious education. They are both involved in visiting the sick and in bereavement ministry. Martin and Martha Clement, from St. Lawrence Martyr Church in Redondo Beach. Martin is a certified financial planner and Martha is a homemaker. Martin is involved in hospital ministry, and he and Martha volunteer in bereavement ministry.Juan and Elizabeth Corletto, from St. Ann Church in Los Angeles. Both are retired. Juan is a sacristan and a eucharistic minister. He and Elizabeth work together in the parish charity ministry.Adan and Maria Victoria Garcia, from Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in El Monte. Adan is an owner/operator truck driver. Maria Victoria is a life insurance agent. Both serve in evangelization projects and in their parish baptism preparation ministry.Jose Garcia and Maria Gema Garcia, from St. John the Baptist Church in Baldwin Park. Jose works as a supervisor and Maria is a homemaker. They participate in their parish bereavement ministry and minster in providing food for the poor.Rene and Celinda Garcia, from St. John of God Church in Norwalk. Rene is retired and Celinda is a homemaker. Both Rene and Celina work in bereavement ministry and in ministry to the homeless.Anthony and Tammy Hobbs, from St. Francis Xavier Church in Burbank. Tony is a business analyst. He visits residents in a convalescent home near the parish, Tony serves in the RCIA and in baptism preparation. Tammy is an accountant and volunteers for the Trevor Project which ministers to at risk youth. Both are eucharistic ministers.Agustín and Veronica Jimenez, from St. Louis of France Church in La Puente. Agustín is a crew chief and Veronica works in shipping and receiving. They both volunteer in the parish Christian Social Center.Anacleto and Lidia Mendoza, from St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Church in Lomita. Anacleto is retired and Lidia is a homemaker. Both serve in bereavement ministry and in adult catechesis.Augusto and Asunción Mora, from St. Joseph the Worker Church in Canoga Park. Augusto is retired and Asunción is a customer service representative. He is a bereavement minister, volunteers in the choir, and is a Bible study facilitator. They are both eucharistic ministers.Ricardo and Isela Mora, from St. Ferdinand Church in San Fernando. Ricardo is a security operator and Isela works as a secretary. Both volunteer in the food pantry and serve as catechists in baptism preparation. Ricardo is a eucharistic minister to the sick. As a deacon he hopes to be involved in restorative justice.Gaspar and Gracie Mu√±oz, from Holy Trinity Church in San Pedro. Gaspar and Gracie both work in the home care industry. Both volunteer as eucharistic ministers to the sick. Long Nguyen and Kimloan Pham, from St. Catherine Laboure Church in Torrance. Long is a software developer and Kimloan is a preschool teacher. Both minister to the homebound and volunteer in various Vietnamese ministries.Francisco Javier and Claudia Padilla, from Mother of Sorrows Church in Los Angeles. Francisco is a refrigeration technician and Claudia is an office manager. Both minister in ministries to the homeless.Leovigildo and Eva Pinal, from St. Phillip Neri Church in Lynwood. Leo is a pet food consultant and Eva is a supervisor. Both minister in marriage preparation and in marriage encounter. They also visit the sick and volunteer in a juvenile detention center.Jim and Rosie Roope, from St. Francis Xavier Church in Burbank. Jim is a journalist/broadcaster and Rosie is the parish religious education coordinator. Jim volunteers as a lector and serves as the Confirmation coordinator.Orlando and Rita Rubio, from St. Ferdinand Church in San Fernando. Orlando is a truck driver and Rita is a housekeeper. They volunteer in bereavement ministry and in ministry to the sick. Orlando also ministers in restorative justice and hopes to continue in this as a deacon.Jason Adam and Briana Rose Schalow, from Sacred Heart Church in Lancaster. Jason is a computer scientist and an adjunct professor. Briana is a homemaker. Both volunteer in marriage preparation for their parish. Jason also works in detention ministry, RCIA, and in bereavement ministry. Briana is a Eucharistic minister and volunteers for the Parish School Parent Board.Guido and Violeta Zamalloa, from St. Phillip Neri Church in Lynwood. Guido is a letter carrier for the U.S. Post Office and Violeta is a registered dental assistant. Guido serves in prison ministry while Violeta serves in the parish choir. Both volunteer in visiting the sick. PHOTOS BY LOUIS ROCHE