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Cande DeLeon

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After serving in the United States Marine Corps for four years, Cande graduated from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. He continued his studies and received a master of arts degree in theology for Sacred Scripture at Holy Apostles Seminary and College.  

Cande is now the first executive director of the Office of Mission Advancement for the Diocese of Phoenix. He has a sincere desire to serve the Catholic Church. With his leadership and business acumen, he helps parishes with their stewardship, discipleship, and evangelization efforts. Cande is a contributor to the Ascension program The 99: An Evangelization Mission Series. He is passionate about his wife of twenty-two years, Rosemary, with whom he has four daughters.

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