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Ten men to be ordained permanent deacons Dec. 9

Ten men to be ordained permanent deacons Dec. 9

| December 5, 2017 | 2 Comments

The 10 men who’ll be ordained permanent deacons for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis Dec. 9 prove what Deacon Joseph Michalak knows to be true about the permanent diaconate — that there is no certain type of man who is called to the vocation.

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The permanent diaconate at 50: Memories and modern challenges

The permanent diaconate at 50: Memories and modern challenges

| Susan Klemond | December 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

When Deacon Thomas Langlois was ordained one of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ first permanent deacons in 1976, he couldn’t ask advice from a veteran deacon — there had been almost no permanent deacons in the Church for a thousand years.

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Meet our new soon-to-be deacons

Meet our new soon-to-be deacons

| December 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Seven men step forward to be ordained permanent deacons Dec. 5 at the Cathedral of St. Paul. It will be the first such ordination since 2010.

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Meet your 8 new deacons: Next ordination will be 2015

Meet your 8 new deacons: Next ordination will be 2015

| September 23, 2010 | 2 Comments

Eight men will be ordained permanent deacons for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

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Future formation to have ‘formal link’ to seminary

Future formation to have ‘formal link’ to seminary

| September 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Following the ordination of eight men as permanent deacons Sept. 25 for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, the next group of men to be or­dained in 2015 will usher in a new era of deacon formation and ministry.

Although much of the program presented by the new Institute for Dia­co­nate Formation will be similar to the formation that has been in place since 1973, diaconate formation will now have a “formal link” to the St. Paul Seminary, said Joe Michalak, diaconate formation director.

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