Request for Letter of Good Standing

Dear Deacons,

Requests to exercise your diaconal ministries, outside of the Diocese of Orlando, requires issuance of a Letter of Good Standing by the Diocese.

To be eligible to obtain a letter, deacons with faculties in the Diocese of Orlando…

Ministry to Incarcerated

Ministry to the Incarcerated Seeks to Serve Inmates and their Families

I was in prison and you visited me.
(Matthew 25:3) 

Parishes throughout the Diocese of Orlando are bringing the Catholic faith alive to those who are incarcerated in jails …

Men In Formation

Men in Diaconate Formation

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Diaconate Shirt Order Form

For those Deacons, who wish to have a Diaconate shirt, please use the order form below. Cost will be $20.00 per shirt. …



The Personnel Policy Manual for the Permanent Diaconate of our Diocese is a basic reference manual for permanent deacons.  The manual covers a wide range of personnel, policy and procedures for the secular administration of the Order of Deacons …

Diaconate Discernment

Discerning the Call to Diaconate


Discerning a vocation for ministry in the Church requires sustained prayer, seeking information, and conversation with family, parish priest and other people. The permanent diaconate …

Diaconate Vision

Restoration of the Permanent Diaconate

Genesis for Renewal

It is only recently that the question is being raised as to how the proposition to restore the diaconate as a lifetime service, opened to both married and single men, reached the …