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history of permanent deacons

On April 27th, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati will celebrate the ordination of 3 men to the transitional diaconate and 15 men to the permanent diaconate! This will be a day of great joy for the Catholic Church in our community! Join us in prayer as these men prepare for Ordination

Traditionally, the beginning of the order of deacons is traced back to the story in Acts of the Apostles, Acts 6: 1-6.      Whether this pertains to the history of the ordained order of deacons as they developed in the early centuries of the church is in dispute, but