‘Munera’ of Deacons

In the ordination rite for deacons, the prayer of consecration states: “Lord, look with favor on these servants of yours, whom we now dedicate to the office of deacon, to minister at your holy altar. Lord, send forth upon them the Holy Spirit, that they may be...

Deacon: Be ‘Contagiously Catholic’

November 7, 2019 CRYSTAL LAKE—A Catholic’s duty is to watch for an opening, get his or her foot in the door, toss in some seeds of faith, and let God do His work. Be “contagiously Catholic.” That is the theory of Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, co-host of the EWTN’s...

The Diaconate (*Catholic Answers Live*)

Questions Covered: 13:56 – What are the requirements to become a deacon, especially age requirements?  20:04 – How did you know that you were being called to the diaconate?  22:23 – What kind of education is required to become a deacon? Is being a...