Serving deacons as the serve the Church
Dealing with Addiction in Ministry
Deacon Dan Giblin
Noah was tired. He had built the ark, populated it with two of every living creature, survived the flood, unloaded the ark and finally entered into a covenant with the Lord promising that creation would never again be wiped...
Two Orders in Unity
Father Gregory Rothfuchs
It is one of the great ironies of the Second Vatican Council that the document that restored the ancient...
Called to Mission
Deacon Steve Greco
When I was ordained to the permanent diaconate for the Diocese of Orange, California, I understood my vocation was...
A Bishop’s Master of Ceremonies?
Deacon Len Penkala
As deacons of the Catholic Church, we have been ordained as a “sacramental sign to the church and to...
Spiritual House Cleaning
Memento mori: Remember you must die. The Lenten journey begins with the faithful receiving ashes as a stark reminder...
Evangelization and Welcoming
Deacon Steve Kramer
Back in July, my wife, Geri, and I had two wonderful encounters while shopping. Our daughter had told us...