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New deacon: Leon Pesek Jr., Texarkana

Published: June 6, 2022   
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Deacon Leon Pesek

Leon Pesek Jr., 66

St. Edward, Texarkana

Assigned to: St. Edward, Texarkana

Employment: Retired, Texas state judge

Wife: Beth

How did you hear your calling to become a deacon? Over the course of formation I became more and more aware of the Lord's call. While I did not experience a life-altering moment, I did have recurring thoughts encouraging me to continue in the program.

What ministries are you currently involved in? Executive director for St. Edward Outreach

Who have been the biggest influences in your diaconate formation? Family, deacons that I know and fellow classmates

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