Bishop Richard J. Malone ordained John W. Adams, Bryan J. Zielenieski and Frank S. Kedzielawa on Friday night.
Adams and Zielenieski became transitional deacons, the next step in their journey toward priesthood.
Kedzielawa was ordained a permanent deacon. He will receive his ministry assignment and will be able to officiate at weddings, baptisms, funerals and wakes.
The ceremony took place at St. Joseph Cathedral on Franklin Street.