The Deacon’s Role in Accompanying Those with Same-Sex Attraction

Courage International was founded in the Archdiocese of New York in 1980, when Cardinal Terence Cooke asked Father John F. Harvey, OSFS, to create a pastoral outreach for Catholics who experience same-sex attractions (SSA) who wanted to live chastely.... Read More

Sabbath Moments: Finding Balance in Your Life

The challenges many deacons experience in achieving and sustaining balance in their lives frequently has been noted. Indeed, according...

Merciful Like the Father

Divine mercy is the Father’s merciful love — a love that becomes visible in and through the person of...

The Gift of Courage

Coming on the heels of the Christmas season, there are stories of great individual courage throughout the Scripture verses...


Spiritual Fatherhood of Deacons

“Father Deacon? No, that can’t be right.” Recently I saw this comment in an online discussion regarding the title... Read More

Backward Thinking

We tend to get it backward. It’s certainly, in part, because of our upbringing in the American pragmatic ethos.... Read More