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New deacon: Dr. Bob Bennett, Jonesboro

Published: June 6, 2022   
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Deacon Bob Bennett

Dr. Bob Bennett, 71

Blessed Sacrament, Jonesboro

Assigned to: St. John Newman University Parish, Jonesboro

Employment: Retired associate professor of botany, Arkansas State University

Wife: Karen

How did you hear your calling to become a deacon? A suggestion by Father Jack Vu

What ministries are you currently involved in? Volunteer at an ecumenical food pantry

Who have been the biggest influences in your diaconate formation? Deacon Riccardo Puello and Father Alphonse Gollapalli

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