Serving deacons as the serve the Church
Formed by God’s Word from Dachau
Deacon Joseph Seaman
“So shall my word be that goes forth from my mouth; It shall not return to me empty, but shall do what pleases me achieving the end for which I sent it.” — Isaiah 55:11 Jesuit Father Tadeusz Pelczar...
The Young Person’s Heart
Deacon James Keating
Promoting change in moral issues is the large canvas upon which many younger Catholics wish to paint a new...
‘Harp of the Holy Spirit’
To poets, words are like dynamite. When used with precision, they blast with beauty and meaning, exploding in readers’...
Rebuilding the Diaconate
In a restless fall night in 1947, Hannes Kramer is touched to the innermost by the words in Acts...
40 Days in the Desert
Standing in front of the niche in the veteran’s cemetery as my mother’s ashes were placed next to Dad’s,...
A Time for Self-Assessment
Father Deacon Basil Ryan Balke
Preparation for Pascha (Easter) is somewhat different between the Eastern and Western Churches. The Byzantine Churches increase the liturgical...