Frequently Asked Questions

A listing of frequently asked questions will be included here.  Also reference to Deacon William T. Ditewig’s 101 Questions and Answers On Deacons

Continuing Formation Opportunities

The emphasis on spiritual/intellectual formation and development that begins in the initial diaconate formation process leading to ordination must continue throughout the deacon’s life.  The deacon’s primary vocation to holiness demands that he be open to, and actively engage in …

Permanent Diaconate Office

“Deacons must be dignified, not deceitful, not addicted to drink, not greedy for sordid gain, holding fast to the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience.  Moreover, they should be tested first; then, if there is nothing against them, …