It happened last weekend, and the Archdiocese of Atlanta Twitter feed sent out the joyous news, below.
Congratualtions, brothers, and welcome! Ad multos annos!
Yesterday in @archatl, eight men were ordained to serve as permanent deacons.
+Gregory encouraged them to embrace the ministry as "icons of Christ the servent." pic.twitter.com/49jQUMeESs
— Georgia Bulletin (@georgiabulletin) January 27, 2019