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Q: What is a Deacon?

A. Deacons are ordained servants of Christ. They are men who have felt called by Christ, to serve Him and the Church. They do this through participating in a threefold ministry of word, sacrament and charity. Deacons are either “permanent” or “transitional”. When the permanent deaconate was revived during Vatican II, the distinction was made…

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…