Deacon

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…

Permanent Diaconate Yr 4 – November Update

Brothers and sisters in Christ, Greetings from Cold Lake! It is exciting to be able to write that vs greeting you from Edmonton. I’m currently on my “Reading Week” break. For some schools, this is a nice mid-term vacation. For others, it’s a week of studies and homework. Unfortunately I’m in the latter group, so…

Permanent Diaconate Yr 4 – October Update

Brothers and sisters in Christ, Greetings from Edmonton! My brain is struggling to process the fact that it has been a month since I wrote my last update. It almost feels like yesterday! It could also be due to the fact that I drove to Bonnyville and back today for the regional Mass, attended a…

Permanent Diaconate Yr 4 – September Update

Brothers and sisters in Christ, Greetings from Edmonton! I must admit, I most keenly miss everyone at Assumption and St. Dominic Churchs! I may be especially sensitive today, on the memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows! Regardless, I send you my fondest regards and prayers! I wanted to thank everyone for their prayers and care…

Permanent Diaconate Yr 3 – July Update

Brothers and sisters in Christ, Well, we are into our 3rd week at camp, and first week with the little ones. This week we have 8-9 year old children attending. After 3 years, Aspen has finally made it to camp (she missed the last several years due to family events or travel). I have Anna…

Permanent Diaconate Yr 3 – June Update

Brothers and sisters in Christ, Sometimes technology is grand. I’m sitting on a charter bus on my way back to Cold Lake from the Ukrainian Culture and Heritage Village. Wifi on the bus, laptop fired up, and getting my monthly blog entry done! This is a great use of time, as with only 2 weeks…

Permanent Diaconate Yr 3 – May Update

Brothers and sisters in Christ, Happy Easter! I pray that this monthly entry finds you enjoying the beautiful (if slightly wet) spring weather on this the fifth Sunday of Easter! This past month has been exceptionally busy. Aspen has started sacramental preparation for Confirmation and her first communion. As my ministry schedule keeps me very…