Friday, May 20, 20220264He calls it a stirring, that visceral feeling that God was calling him to do more. He first felt it 16 years ago but as he looks back to that time, he knows he wasn’t ready. Chris Schraeder of McKinney, one of the 17 candidates scheduled to be ordained to the diaconate on May 21, said he feels ready now.
Thursday, May 19, 20220210A former Southern Baptist who converted to Catholicism nearly 30 years ago is scheduled for ordination into the diaconate on May 21. Daryl Avery, a Texan since birth, is one of 17 permanent deacon candidates and calls St. Monica in Dallas his parish home.
Friday, June 22, 20180955Deacon Peter Raad captivates his mechanical engineering students at Southern Methodist University, not only with the fine points of fluid dynamics but also with his ethical frankness about the responsibility that comes with knowledge.
Thursday, November 17, 20160327Answering a call to serve those in need, members of the Diocese of Dallas diaconate program are once again ready to wear their faith on their sleeves. Or, in this case, on their aprons.
Working in collaboration with Catholic Charities, deacons for the second consecutive year will serve Thanksgiving dinners to people in need in two...