'deacon' tagged posts

September Update – Permanent Diaconate

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, It is with great humility (yet filled with excitement) that I write this first blog post regarding my journey towards ordination as a permanent deacon. As my formation is intrinsically linked to St. Dominic and Assumption Parishes, I want to regularly update you on my progress, and that of the…

Q+A: Why can’t priests marry?

A. I have left the wording of this question as it is because this is how it is most commonly asked, however, the reality is not a prohibition from marriage but a choice of something else. The Roman Catholic Church chose to choose her priests from among men called to celibacy, that is, the single…