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Praying in Community

Praying in Community

Something that’s changed significantly for me over the past four years is my prayer life. Before accompanying my husband through his formation, I prayed daily, sometimes at length.

The Journey

The Journey

The journey of discerning the call to the Permanent Diaconate is not one that is traveled solely by the man who is called.

The Deacon Farmer

The Deacon Farmer

For most permanent deacons, ordination introduces an added vocation into their family and professional lives. The Church fashioned the permanent diaconate as a unique way to mingle men who have...

The Power of Prayer

The Power of Prayer

During the Lenten season, we are asked to focus on three things: Fasting, Almsgiving and Prayer. This Lent for me has been all about prayer.

Our Journey Through Prayer

Our Journey Through Prayer

Daily prayer is the most essential habit of the spiritual life. The more ingrained this habit becomes in our lives, the clearer we hear the voice of God.

Getting Right with God - And Everyone Else

Getting Right with God - And Everyone Else

I’ve experienced many blessings and growth accompanying my husband through the deacon formation process. For me, one of the most profound changes has been my understanding of and attitude towards...

Responding to the Call

Responding to the Call

God calls each of us to serve in some way. As a married man, I knew I was called to serve as a husband and father first, but fifteen years...