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Diaconate Ordination

When was the deacon’s role introduced in the Church, and how is it different from that of the priest? The deacon’s role (from the Greek word diakonia, meaning “service”) developed in the early Church. Deacons exercised a ministry of service and shared in Holy Orders, by which certain men are

The Archdiocese welcomed Seven newly ordained Deacons on April 24, 2021. Deacon Chibueze Astegbulem Deacon Robert Hale Deacon Ethan Hoying Deacon Stephen Jones Deacon Jacob Lundle Deacon Uriel Santos Deacon Michael Willig Relive the Transitional Deacon Ceremony in this video

The Archdiocese welcomed Seven newly ordained Deacons today. Deacon Chibueze Astegbulem Deacon Robert Hale Deacon Ethan Hoying Deacon Stephen Jones Deacon Jacob Lundle Deacon Uriel Santos Deacon Michael Willig Transitional deacons are seminary students in the process of becoming ordained priests. They serve as deacons for one year and are

On a beautiful Spring Morning, Priest process into the Cathedral for the Ordination of Deacons (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Live from the Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains, Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr celebrates the Transitional Diaconate Ordination of: Chibueze Asiegbulem, Robert Hale, Ethan Hoying, Stephen Jones, Jacob Lindle, Uriel Santos, and Michael Willig

Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for May For Deacons We pray that deacons, faithful in their service to the Word and the poor, may be an invigorating symbol for the entire Church      

The Reverend Mr. Michael Kapolka and the Rev. Mr. Edward Hoffmann reach next-to-last step in formational journey toward priestly ordination CINCINNATI, OH – Two prospective Catholic U.S. Military chaplains were ordained transitional deacons on Saturday, April 25, 2020, in Cincinnati, OH. The Reverend Mr. Michael Kapolka, 2d Lt, USAFR, and

Congratulations, on the ordination of 10 men to the diaconate, earlier today! Seven men were ordained transitional deacons for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati; one man was ordained as a permanent deacon for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati; and two men were ordained as transitional deacons for the Oratory of St. Philip

It was a historic day in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati as there are now 15 new Permanent Deacons, and 3 Transitional Deacons. Congratulations to: Nathanial David Beiersdorfer Steven Gregor Broering Peter Jerome Caccavari Brian Michael Caperton Gregory Patrick Doud Gregg Nicholas Elking Graham Bruce Galloway David Willis Harcourt Michael Joseph