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 Study on Women and the Diaconate
Deacon Dominic Cerrato
CARA recently released a new survey of religious women. One result indicated that, on the question of ordaining women...
What Would Mary Do?
About 20 years ago, maybe longer, the question “What Would Jesus Do?” began appearing on wristbands, T-shirts, mugs, magnets...