Daily Archives: April 21, 2015

47 Deacons to be Ordained!!

The diocese of Allentown will be ordaining 47 men to the diaconate this weekend. Forty-seven from all walks of life. This is probably the largest ordination class in the country this year. I found their ages interesting. I believe that … Continue reading

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Papa Luciani and the “New Climate” and “New System”

Here is a quote from Pope John Paul I (Papa Luciani) taken from the book¬†A Passionate Adventure. (The book is translated and edited by Lori Pieper, OFS.)¬†Luciani is speaking about the coming of Jesus in his Christmas homily in 1961. … Continue reading

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Off to NADD I Go and various other sundry things

I will be taking off later today for Minneapolis to attend the National Association of Deacon Directors annual convention. One of the several responsibilities I have been given by my bishop is that of Assistant Director of Deacon Personnel, and … Continue reading

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