New deacon ordained at Bastrop Catholic church Posted in: Lifestyle Corby Dean Weiss was one of twenty-nine ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacon on March 30 at St. William Catholic Church in Austin by Bishop Joe Vasquez. Deacon Weiss joins Pastor Ramiro Tarazona and Deacon Paul Cooke at Ascension Catholic Church in Bastrop. Deacon Weiss and his wife Patricia have three adult children, twin daughters and a son. After graduating from Bastrop High School, Weiss immediately went to work for the Lower Colorado River Authority. He retired after 35 years of service. Weiss believes he first heard God’s call to the diaconate 25 years ago, but work and family responsibilities prevented ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!