- Jul 8, 2020
Permanent deacons have a unique role in promoting the New Evangelization, according to a chief advisor of Pope Francis.
Providing sustenance for life’s journey is what the Eucharist is about, and during the recent Adoremus Eucharistic Congress, the deacons of the Archdiocese of Liverpool decided to focus on the hunger facing people around the world.
A Catholic historian tells a meeting of deacons about the priests and deacons who suffered in Dachau under the Nazis.
A new survey has found that the majority of U.S. Catholic religious orders believe women should be allowed to serve as ordained deacons, lending support to an issue currently under study at the Vatican amid pressure for women to be given greater roles in the Church.
Deacon Benas Ulevicius attended the 2018 National Diaconate Congress July 22-26 in New Orleans, which celebrated the 50th anniversary of the diaconate in the U.S.
The core vocational work of permanent deacons is to evangelize and care for others, not to perform office duties, the apostolic nuncio to the United States said July 22 to more than 1,300 deacons attending the 2018 National Diaconate Congress in New Orleans.