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
LAFAYETTE, Tenn.— On June 26, three men will profess their Final Oath, becoming members of the Glenmary Home Missioners community for life. The following day all three will be ordained as transitional deacons by Bishop of Nashville, Tenn., J. Mark Spalding. Both the Final Oath Mass and Mass of Ordination
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
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
St. Joseph Parish in North Bend celebrated one of its own being ordained a transitional deacon Saturday morning with a three-Mass celebration this weekend. Deacon Mark Bredestege proclaimed the Gospel and delivered a homily at all three weekend Masses. Receptions featured deacon-shaped cookies from a local bakery. Bishop Joseph R.
April 29, 2017 – On a stormy morning which brought flooding, trees and power lines down throughout the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, four men along with a full crowd at The Cathedral of Saint Peter in Chains gathered for the Ordination of Deacons. The men ordained were Craig Edward Best from
Staff Report The seven men expected to be ordained priests for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati in 2016 will be ordained transitional deacons Saturday, April 25. The ordination begins at 11 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains, with Auxiliary Bishop of Cincinnati Joseph R. Binzer presiding.