Tag: Permanent Deacon

On ordination day, bishop calls deacons to life of service

On ordination day, bishop calls deacons to life of service

| Jonathan Liedl | December 7, 2015 | 1 Comment

“The purpose of this ordination is to allow you to give your life as a ransom for the Church, to allow your life to be taken by God and used as he desires,” said Bishop Andrew Cozzens, the archdiocese’s auxiliary bishop, during his homily.

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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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Seven men to be ordained permanent deacons Dec. 5

Seven men to be ordained permanent deacons Dec. 5

| November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

When seven men step forward to be ordained permanent deacons Dec. 5 at the Cathedral of St. Paul, it will be the first time since 2010.

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What does a Catholic deacon do?

What does a Catholic deacon do?

| April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s a commonly asked question, and local deacons are happy to respond

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Work among sick inspired future ministry as deacon

Work among sick inspired future ministry as deacon

| Deacon Mickey Friesen | February 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

One of the most memorable ex­periences I had as a young man discerning my vocation was the time I spent at the Our Lady of Good Counsel Free Cancer Home in St. Paul, now part of the Fran­cis­can Health Community.

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Two deacons named to parishes

Two deacons named to parishes

| October 18, 2010 | 0 Comments

Deacons Thomas Quayle and Richard Moore have been given new assignments, effective Oct. 4.

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New deacons given assignments

New deacons given assignments

| October 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

Eight deacons were ordained for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and received assignments, beginning Oct. 4.

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Eight men celebrate their ordination to the diaconate

Eight men celebrate their ordination to the diaconate

| September 29, 2010 | 1 Comment

Deacon ordination candidates James Bauhs, Kevin Downie, Lawrence Lawinger, Joseph Michalak, Thomas Michaud, Michael Nevin, Ron Smisek and John Vomastek listen to Archbishop John Nienstedt during the deacon ordination Mass Sept. 25 at the Cathedral of St. Paul. They are the last class to be ordained until 2015, as the program undergoes changes.

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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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