Deacon Ryan Sales is the former Executive Director of Youth Camps for the Diocese of St. Paul. He grew up in the Cherry Grove area. Deacon Ryan has been a Lieutenant in the Canadian Forces, an air and ground based Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), 911 dispatcher, a homicide detective with the RCMP, and an Industry Relations Officer with the MD of Bonnyville Public Safety Department. Deacon Ryan is currently taking his Masters Degree in Divinity and holds numerous certificates in theology from the Benedict XVI Institute. Deacon Ryan is currently assigned to Holy Name Chapel, part of the Military Ordinariate of Canada. He is married to his wife of almost 17 years, Anna. He has a son Reynaldo, a daughter Aspen, and two grand-daughters.