Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Permanent diaconate information meetings

St Sixtus Ordains St Lawrence deacon / Fra Angelico
The announcement that permanent deacons will be coming to the Archdiocese of Vancouver has not gone unnoticed. News of the new diaconate program has been drawing traffic to our website, and a growing list of names of men interested in the program is in the hands of Msgr. Gregory Smith, who heads the new formation program.

Now two information meetings have been announced for men and their wives who are seeking more information about the program.

Archbishop J. Michael Miller and Msgr. Smith will conduct two permanent diaconate information meetings, the content of which is the same

Date:                     Tuesday, March 15
Time:                     7:30 p.m.
Parish:                  St. Helen’s, 3860 Triumph St., Burnaby.  Tel: 604-298-4144

Date:                     Saturday, April 2
Time:                     2 p.m.
Parish                    St. Andrew Kim, 10222 – 161st St., Surrey.  Tel: 604-588-5831

For more about the program, visit the Archdiocese of Vancouver website. Also, see the B.C. Catholic story.

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