Archdiocesan Deacons’ Annual Mass and Dinner with the Archbishop
"Friday, August 9, the Vigil of the Feast in honor of St. Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr, Archbishop Samuel J. Aquila of Denver was principal celebrant for Mass at Spirit of Christ Church..."
article by Deacon Rex Pilger
"Woman in Love"
“An exuberantly written tribute to the
power of purity and prayer, Katie Hartfiel
encourages and supports young women
seeking to live life in the Spirit on the path
to their “Husband-To-Be”...
Click here to learn more about this exciting new publication as well as its companion book, "The Mother's Companion to Woman in Love: 12 Conversations Every Mother Should Have with her Daugther."
Archbishop Aquila's Address to the Deacon Community
Click this link: http://www.deaconden.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1000&Itemid=221 to listen to Archbishop Aquila's talk delivered to the Deacon Community at its annual CDF Day on April 13, 2013
What We Have Been Waiting for: A New Preaching Resource
It has been over thirty years since the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a formal document on preaching the Gospel. This document, Fulfilled in Your
Hearing: The Homily in the Sunday Assembly, has been an important part of the formation of deacons and priests in the intervening time. Now we have a new resource, Preaching the Mystery of Faith: The Sunday Homily, has been published (it was in draft form on the USCCB website for a few months before actual publication, so, perhaps some deacons have already delved into the document).
On the Catechising of the Uninstructed
James Cavanaugh, Director of Catechesis and Evangelization for the Archdiocese of Denver, gave an introductory talk to the Deacons at their annual meeting with Archbishop Aquila on Saturday, April 13th in which he stressed the importance of Servant Leadership and referred to a document authored by St. Augustine entitled "On the Catechising of the Uninstructed." Click here to read it.
Deacon Joe Donohoe AOD Podcast
Deacon Joe Donohoe, Director of Deacon Personnel for the Archdiocese of Denver, recently Podcasted with Director of Communications, Karna Swanson and Director of Evangelization and Family Life Ministries, Greg Willits about the identity and life of a Deacon. Listen here ...
A Reflection on the Diaconate, Family Life and Terminal Cancer
- Plan B and Other Important Things...
- Cultural Despondency and Cultural Motherhood
- Naturally: A Victim of Same Sex “Marriage”
- Renewing the Church and Her Mission in the Year of Faith
- The Kids Aren't All Right
- Vatican II Turns Fifty – Part II: Catholics and Culture Collide
- Prayer for Protection from Wild Fires
- Pope Benedict XVI: St. Stephen and Prayer
- Divorce and Children
- The Pill is Not Good for Women...
- What the Church Teaches about Contraception and Why
- Politics and Religion...
- Planned Parenthood Grossly Mislabels 98% of Catholic Women