The ‘Diaconate Mysteries’
Deacon Jim Meyer
Contemplative prayer is a prayer of silence — an experience of God’s presence. It is the opening of our minds and hearts — our whole being — to God. This goes beyond thoughts, words and emotions. The Rosary is...
‘The Handmaid of the Lord’
Surely, the Blessed Virgin Mary plays a significant (if, at times, subtle) role in diaconal formation. In fact, at...
Tapping into God’s Mercy
Deacon Richard Adams
The most important decision we as deacons can make involves being faithful to a personal, daily time of prayer....
Open the Doors of Mercy
Father Deacon Daniel G. Dozier
Liturgy is the authentic matrix of Christian piety and discipleship. In this Marian issue of Deacon Digest, I would...
The Unexpected Moments
Deacon Dominic Cerrato
Several years ago I had the privilege of teaching a graduate course in moral theology to a group of...
What Would Mary Do?
About 20 years ago, maybe longer, the question “What Would Jesus Do?” began appearing on wristbands, T-shirts, mugs, magnets...