Wednesday, February 20, 2008

The Catholic Deacon

For a variety of reasons, there is a great deal of confusion, misunderstanding, and a simple lack of knowledge about the ordained ministry of the Roman Catholic Deacon, and particularly, the Permanent Diaconate. This recent article on Catholic Online by Deacon Keith Fournier explains it all:

If you are interested in more detailed information, here is a .pdf version of the National Directory for the Formation, Ministry and Life of Permanent Deacons in the United States that is mentioned by Deacon Fournier in his article:

God bless!

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