Ordination update: 7 new deacons in Kingston

I got an e-mail last night from Deacon Bob Wojcik, a mentor in Kingston, Ontario, with the picture below and details: Four days ago, [9 November] the Archdiocese of Kingston has ordained 7 deacons to serve the People of God.  Six Deacons ordained to serve in the Archdiocese of Kingston, Ontario & one Deacon to [Read More...]

40 years on: the permanent deacons of Canada

Our friends in Canada are marking an auspicious event: the 40th anniversary of the first class of permanent deacons beginning their formation. The Catholic Register has more:  Forty years ago this month, the permanent diaconate came to English Canada with the launch of a deacons’ program in the archdiocese of Toronto. That followed the launch [Read More...]