Tag Archives: Deacons

A Deacon’s Wife Interviewed for Our Sunday Visitor

I was interviewed, via email, by Scott Alessi for Our Sunday Visitor.  He has a very informative article, Permanent diaconate: A ministry of service.  BTW the picture is of me and my favorite deacon at his ordination. In addition, blush, … Continue reading

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Christians Should Weep for Bin Laden

The day after  the death of  Bin Laden, I wrote a post, Should Christians  Celebrate the Death of Bin Laden?”  No. Christians should never rejoice when a human being, made in the image and likeness of God, dies. Jim Tighe … Continue reading

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The Deacon in adeacons wife

My favorite deacon was at the Legislative Prayer for Life.

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Saturday Round Up

It has been a wonderful 48 hours.  I met a favorite deacon who is a prominient blogger. I have been lurking on his mega popular blog since the first week that he started. He was a guest speaker for the … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day: St. Vincent of Saragossa

Today we celebrate the feast of one of the great martyred deacons of the Church. Please pray for all deacons of the Church today as well as those in formation. Vincent of Saragossa was one of the Church’s three most … Continue reading

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Faith, Politics, and Another Deacon’s Wife

Kathy Obradovich is a political columnist for the Des Moines Register and the wife of a newly ordained deacon. I know her to be an intelligent and generous women. She began a recent article entitled Let’s Mix Faith-based service and … Continue reading

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Patron Saint of Deacons

St. Lawrence (or Laurence) of Rome, Deacon and Martyr    My favorite deacon’s first name is Laurence. Heh. That is probably why he received nearly 100 St. Lawrence holy cards for his ordination. St. Lawrence  was a deacon of the Church … Continue reading

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Feast of St. Ephrem Deacon and Doctor

St. Ephrem died in 373. His feast day is today. This excerpt is from one of his sermons: Lord, shed upon our darkened souls the brilliant light of your wisdom so that we may be enlightened and serve you with … Continue reading

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“Do not let your hearts be troubled:: 6th Sunday of Easter

I am too tired to write an original post and my  favorite deacon did not give a homily this weekend. So here is one from Deacon Greg Kandra (from my birthplace New York). A blessed Mother’s day to all!

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