Serving deacons as the serve the Church
Living as a Herald of the Gospel
Deacon Keith Strohm
Some life experiences stay with us forever. The death of a loved one, our wedding day, the birth of a child — all of these memories endure despite the passage of time. The same is likely true for deacons...
Deacon Steven D. Greydanus
G.K. Chesterton begins “The Everlasting Man” with a parable inspired by England’s immense chalk hill figures, like the White...
When Others Drive Us Crazy
Father Kenneth G. Davis
A recent study by Microsoft claims that with the advent of the smartphone, a young person’s typical attention span...
Tips to Stay Close to God
Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers
Two weeks after I was ordained a deacon, we welcomed twins into our family. My wife and I were...
[SPONSORED] Saints who Struggled with Mental Illness
Divine Mercy University
Meet four patron saints who serve as a source of hope and intercession for people who struggle with mental...
Deacon Richard F. Hudzik
Despite the distance we might think exists between the pope and the deacon, Pope Francis’ June 19, 2021, remarks...
A Revelation of Love
Deacon Dominic Cerrato
Sometimes two things seem to come together that, from all outward appearances, have almost nothing to do with one...
Preaching the Same Homily in Multiple Parishes
Deacon Steve Kramer
Ask five deacons what their preaching schedules are like and the answers will fluctuate widely. After my ordination in...
Serving the Suffering Church: The Serenity of Surrender
“We are not self-sufficient; by ourselves we flounder: we need the Lord like the ancient navigators needed the stars.”...
Serving the Suffering Church: Planting Spiritual Victory Gardens
Deacon William T. Ditewig
During the global wars of the 20th century people were encouraged to plant gardens in every available plot of...
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