CNA Staff, Nov 20, 2020 / 02:00 pm MT (CNA).- A deacon who was stabbed outside a Michigan church this month is recovering in a rehabilitation hospital, the Diocese of Kalamazoo reported this week. “We’re happy to share that Deacon Joe Schmitt is doing well. He’s been released from the
Deacon Halver L. Belcher age 76 formerly of Minster passed away at 5 PM on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at his home in Celina. He was born February 18, 1943 to the late Elster and June (Hess) Belcher. His mother survives in Mouthcard, KY. He married Sharon Neumeyer on September
By Deacon Mark Machuga In 1964, the Second Vatican Council document Lumen Gentium restored the order of deacon as a permanent rank of the hierarchy of the Church. For, strengthened by sacramental grace [deacons] are dedicated to the People of God, in conjunction with the bishop and his body of
Nine men, the largest group in 38 years, were ordained transitional deacons at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains April 28. Bishop Joseph R. Binzer celebrated the Mass and ordained the men in ancient ceremony that includes an oath of obedience; presenting each man with a deacon’s vestment and
Lent is a time for renewal and a time for discernment: What is God calling me to do? The Diaconate is the foundation of the ministry of the Order of Deacon: a divine vocational call. A call to vocation is a grace from God. There are many ways in which
Editor’s Note: Deacon James J. Riehle and Deacon Brian Phelps will be ordained priests for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati on May 17. Read the profile on Deacon Phelps here. By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph The Holy Sprit started working on Deacon James J. Riehle’s vocation to the priesthood early.