Serving deacons as the serve the Church
The Relationship between Pastors and Deacons
Deacon William T. Ditewig
Among the many blessings of my nearly three decades as a deacon have been the wonderful partnerships formed with pastors. Since we have moved a lot during those years, due to military as well as ecclesiastical assignments, there have...
Conversing with God
Deacon Eddie Ensley
Much of this article has been excerpted from Deacon Eddie Ensley’s book, “Step By Step Spirituality for Deacons” (Abbey...
A Time to Lead, to Serve
Deacon Joe Knapp
“Blessed be God who lives forever, because his kingdom lasts for all ages.” — Tobit 13:1 In 1975, on...
The Common of Deacons
Deacon Steve Miller
On Oct. 4, the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, as I prayed the Liturgy of the Hours, I...
Universality of the Diaconate
Deacon Dominic Cerrato
I think it’s fair to say that, in the exercise of our ministry, we tend to focus most, if...
Loving like Mary
For our family, summer is a time of anniversaries both sad and joyful. We grieve the death of parents....