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Catholic News Herald

Serving Christ and Connecting Catholics in Western North Carolina

CHARLOTTE — Bishop Peter Jugis has granted faculties to Deacon Jeffrey Chapman to serve as a permanent deacon in the Diocese of Charlotte from April 8, 2017, to Dec. 31, 2017.

He and his wife Sandy are temporarily living in Clemmons because of his job. During his stay in North Carolina, he is assigned to Holy Family Church in Clemmons.

Deacon Chapman was ordained for the Diocese of Shreveport on May 5, 2005, by Bishop William Friend. He and Sandy have been married for 42 years and have one son and two grandsons.

He says he is enjoying his time in North Carolina and all the friendly people in the area.

Deacon Chapman brings 12 years of experience with him as a permanent deacon and is looking forward to retirement next year and doing his ministerial work full-time.

— Deacon John Martino