The candidates and their wives, representing 24 parishes in the Santa Barbara Region, have journeyed for nearly five years in the regional diaconate formation process. It is the second large diaconate group from the region; 60 were ordained in June 2007 at Santa Barbara City College.The new deacons are listed by deanery and parish. (To view their photos, visit The Tidings’ online archive section for the July 8 issue.)Deanery 1:Our Lady of Guadalupe, Guadalupe: Sergio and Ana Bernal.St. John Neumann, Santa Maria: José and Martha Ojeda.St. Mary of the Assumption, Santa Maria: Dennis and Olivia Ana Pearson, Steven and Yolanda Pent.St. Louis De Montfort, Santa Maria: Christopher and Annamaria Boerger, Alfredo and Martha Espinosa, Antonio and Rosario Mejia, Robert and Marie Schaefer.La Purísima Concepción, Lompoc: Jeffrey and Catherine Braxton, Fernando and Veronica Calderon, Miguel and Senaida Marquez, Paul and Suzanne Nicastro, Jesus and Dora Rico.Queen of Angels, Lompoc: Michael and Mary Lujan.Deanery 2:Our Lady of Guadalupe, Santa Barbara: Falk and Lisa Gosdschan.Our Lady of Sorrows, Santa Barbara: Roberto and Enedina González, David and Mary Munoz, Paul and Keena Mae Rayas.Deanery 3:Mary Star of the Sea, Oxnard: Alfonso and Carmen Flores.St. Anthony, Oxnard: Andrew and Shawn Cottam.Santa Clara, Oxnard: Jerome and Kara Bettencourt, Vincent and Marilou Crawford, Leonardo and Fe Lacbain.Our Lady of the Assumption, Ventura: Daniel and Catherine Bojorquez, Michael and Lauren Burns, José and Rosario Gonzalez, Don and Diana Huntley, Philip and Mari Joerger.Sacred Heart, Ventura-Saticoy: Philip and Theresa Ann Conforti, Humberto and Francisca Guzman.St. Thomas Aquinas, Ojai: Joaquin Lara.Our Lady of Guadalupe, Santa Paula: Jason and Holly Miller.St. Francis of Assisi, Fillmore: Raymond and Grasiela Rodriguez. Deanery 4:St. Mary Magdalen, Camarillo: George and Sheryl Lynn Esseff Jr.Blessed Junípero Serra, Camarillo: Genaro and Antonita Gacasan, Luc and Diana Papillon.St. Julie Billiart, Newbury Park: Joseph and Rose Bond, Claudio and Rocio Selame.St. Paschal Baylon, Thousand Oaks: David and Cathie Lawrence. St. Maximilian Kolbe, Westlake Village: Christopher and Amy Laliberte.Holy Cross, Moorpark: Eduardo and Lourdes Castillo, Patrick and Jerie Lee Coulter, Derrel and Marie Craig, Dennis and Mary Linda Fleming, Michael and Sandra Kromm, Joseph and Anne Tumbarello.St. Rose of Lima, Simi Valley: Edward and Lyda Jane Posvar.St. Peter Claver, Simi Valley: Melecio and Maria Zamora.{gallery width=100 height=100}gallery/2011/0708/deacons/{/gallery}