Ordination of Rev. Deacon Manfredi
Longtime member of Congregation of the Messiah, Dr. Ralph Manfredi was ordained to the Deaconate on Sunday, September 27, 2015. For over 25 years, Rev. Deacon Manfredi has been a Sunday School teacher for the parish and has led a men’s Bible study at the Westchester Penitentiary in Vahalla, NY. The Right Reverend David Flores (Mar Magen David) stated, “Deacon Manfredi has been an integral part of the parish and is a man of great faith. I am very grateful to our Lord Jesus Christ for giving us Deacon Manfredi who in many ways was already serving as a deacon. This is a fulfillment of a call that was there all along.”
Deacon Manfredi and his wife Carla have been married 34 years and have five children. Mrs. Manfredi is involved in various charitable works and is a woman of prayer. Deacon Manfredi committed his life to Jesus Christ at age 20. He has been serving God’s people as a teacher and also as a physician of spinal and sports injury care, as well as, integrative medicine as a chiropracticdoctor. His practice is located in New Fairfield Connecticut.