Deacon Mike Talbot has the scoop: 10 men today were ordained as Permanent Deacons for the Archdiocese of New Orleans.
This group of men was formally selected on the day the evacuation of New Orleans began as Hurricane Katrina approached.
[…] He’s a judge in Canada — and he’s talking about how his faith intersects with his job, following a controversial sentencing in a high-profile case. He’s been taking photographs of hands — some of them breathtaking in their simplicity and beauty — but not just any hands.
They are the hands […] Good question, and it’s something every deacon should ponder.
Luca Seidita, 29, threw himself from a rocky outcrop in this central Italian hilltown Tuesday, shortly after learning that […] The Archbishop and his deacons. And there’s this stellar quote, from Deacon Bill Ditewig: I often tell the true story of a bishop who, while literally standing in the middle of his deacons, said, “When […] U. Catholic has a nice, long look at the diaconate in its December issue — and a few familiar names pop up: Beverly Hills, California deacon and author Eric Stoltz often finds himself uttering the phrase, “Please don’t call me […] How cool is this?
From the ever-observant Deacon Bill: I was doing a little surfing about the events and came across the liturgical aid used at this morning’s ceremony…