Deacon

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…

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…