Deacon DeViese Serves at Pallium Mass Celebrated by Pope

Rev. Mr. James R. DeViese Jr., a seminarian for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, right, serves as deacon of the word during Mass June 29 at St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, during which Pope Benedict XVI presented 40 archbishops with palliums. Deacon DeViese is pictured walking past the pope to proclaim the Gospel in Latin during the liturgy of the word.   Photo courtesy L’Osservatore Romano