The deacon who made the bishop’s crozier

The Deacon's Bench | 8/23/2019 | Staff
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A few people yesterday might have noticed the impressive crozier that Bishop Mark Brennan used as he became the new bishop of Wheeling-Charleston.

The website for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston notes:

Crozier - Staff - Bishop - Ministry - Shepherd

The Crozier, or Pastoral Staff, represents the bishop’s ministry as a shepherd to God’s people. Bishop Brennan’s is unique in that it is a simple wooden crozier with no adornments. It was designed and made by Deacon Cahoon, who also made the chair for Pope Francis in the canonization Mass for Junipero Serra and the altar for Pope Benedict XVI’s 2008 Mass in Washington, DC.

I’ve posted about Deacon David Cahoon in the past:

David - Cahoon - Jesus - Jesus - Father

David Cahoon does what Jesus did, and Jesus’ earthly father before Him.

He’s a carpenter, and like the Christian figure whose life he has sought to emulate, Cahoon embraces the task of transforming mundane pieces of wood...
(Excerpt) Read more at: The Deacon's Bench
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