Serving deacons as the serve the Church
Pro-Life in the Diaconate
Deacon Keith Fournier
Among those calling for the restoration of the order of deacons as a permanent part of the clergy of the Catholic Church of the Latin rite were the survivors of a group called the Deacons Circle. This group of...
One, One, One — Just Begin
Deacon Michael Oles
“So, you begin … I begin. I picked up one person — maybe if I didn’t pick up that...
Widows of Deacons
When someone dies, the loss is always present. For some wives of deacons, when their husbands die, that loss...
Bishop Edward K. Braxton
This essay is based on a homily that Bishop Edward K. Braxton delivered at the ordination of deacons in...
Change Is Upon Us
Deacon Dominic Cerrato
Often, slight changes are so subtle they go unnoticed. If I were a betting man, and I’m not, I’d...
‘Munera’ of Deacons
Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers
In the ordination rite for deacons, the prayer of consecration states: “Lord, look with favor on these servants of...