Precious Blood Parish, which serves St. Mary Church and St. Agnes Church in Milford, recently welcomed Deacon Paul Jennings to its parish family. Jennings hails from the Diocese of Bridgeport, where he was ordained as a deacon in 2002. He has extensive professional experience, particularly in the field of pastoral care for the sick. He has served as director of pastoral care at both Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, N.Y., and St. Vincent Medical Center in Bridgeport, and prior to that was chaplain at Stamford and Norwalk hospitals. For more information, visit preciousbloodparishmilford.org.