Deacon Joseph M. Torres, parishioner at Saint Jane Frances de Chantal Roman Catholic Church, Wantagh, N.Y.  since 1979.  Ordained May 17, 2003.  Diocese of Rockville Center, New York, N.Y.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Science from N.Y.I.T. Westbury N.Y. married, three children, Vietnam Veteran, retired from Nassau County Police Department, 35 years, graduate FBI National Academy, Quantico, Va, Director Baptism Ministry at Saint Jane Frances de Chantal Roman Catholic Church.