For the deacons of tomorrow, a little Romero today

Oscar Romero will be beatified tomorrow in San Salvador—and, fittingly, new deacons will be ordained tomorrow in Brooklyn. Romero’s life was profoundly diaconal, devoted to service and sacrifice. “Whoever out of of love for God gives oneself to the service of others,” he said, “will live, like the grain of wheat that dies, but only apparently. Only [Read More...]

Charlotte ordains its largest group of Hispanic deacons

Colombian-born Guillermo Anzola responds when his name is called during the election of candidates portion of the diaconate ordination Mass at St. Mark Church on May 31. (Rico De Silva | Catholic News Herald) I’ve just arrived in sunny (and very warm) Charlotte, North Carolina for the 2014 Catholic Media Conference and Catholic Press Association [Read More...]