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…

Calendar of Events

*Please note that events written in blue are for Formation and red are for Discernment.

2020-2021

July 11 Summer Class-Cohort 2022 (Virtual Learning)
July 25 Summer Class- Cohort 2022(Virtual Learning)
July 25 Priest Ordination at St. James Cathedral at 10

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 …

Diaconate Community

Deacons in the Diocese

Click Here  for a listing of all deacons in the Diocese of Orlando with faculties and their respective parish assignments.

Men in Diaconate Formation

Click Here for Cohort 2022

Click Here for the Rite of Lector …

Forms

Manual

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

“I FEEL GOD IS CALLING ME TO THE PERMANENT 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 …