DEACONS GRANTED SENIOR STATUS Deacon John Corson, ordained on April 24, 2004, has been granted Senior Status effective August 1, 2020 from his assignment as a deacon at Corpus Christi Parish in Cincinnati. Deacon Corson retains his faculties as a deacon of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and the title deacon.
by Mark Danis There is a lexicon evolving in our nation’s response to COVID-19 that the Church must reject. Terms like quarantine, isolation and social distancing can lead us to retreat, withdrawal and avoidance. But Christ’s words demand a proactive response to our current situation. We must take this time
Question: I have been told that women served as deacons in the early Church? If this is true, what was their role? Answer: Instances of women serving as deacons in the early Church, especially in Syria, are referenced in various documents. However, evidence shows deaconesses did not have the same
Deacon Edward B. Reising, a Deacon of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, died on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. Deacon Reising was ordained to the Diaconate by Archbishop Daniel Pilarczyk at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains, Cincinnati, Ohio , on September 24, 1998. Deacon Reising served St. Columban Parish in
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
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
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
The Archdiocese of Cincinnati ordains men to the priesthood each May. This is also a popular month for weddings. That is probably a coincidence, but an appropriate one. Matrimony and Holy Orders (which includes the permanent diaconate) are both important sacraments that, according to the Catechism of the Catholic Church,
Nathan Beiersdorfer Nathan Beiersdorfer of St. Cecilia Parish, Oakley, has been married to Tricia (King) Beiersdorfer for nine years and the couple has two children, Mary Mae, 3, and Jude Nathanial, 2. He is the son of David and Stephanie Beiersdorfer and has three younger brothers, David, Brian and Richard.