Posts from 2018

Permanent Diaconate Yr 4 – June Update

Brothers and sisters in Christ, Well, the first phase of my journey is nearing its end. I’ve been writing these blog posts for 4 years. As I have said, they had a two-fold purpose. One was to keep you all informed as to what formation for the permanent diaconate entails. The other was a sort…

Permanent Diaconate Yr 4 – May Update

Brothers and sisters in Christ, I’m writing to you from the Queen City, Regina! It has been 13 years since I was last in this city…when I pulled in, I didn’t recognize anything. However, once I got downtown, the many hours I spent patroling the streets while I was training to become a member of…

Permanent Diaconate Yr 4 – January Update

Brothers and sisters in Christ, I hope everyone is staying warm on this chilly January day! I’m sure we have hit our quota of -30 degree days, so hopefully warmer weather will return! I was recently speaking with my brother candidate for the diaconate, Mitch, and he was working up in the north in -40…