Bishop Frank, brother Deacons and our wives, brothers-in-formation and your wives, brothers and sisters. I am honored to have been asked to preach at this Mass.
Peter denied the Lord three times, as Jesus said he would, on Holy Thursday night, as he stood by a charcoal Read More ››
Over my 31 years as a deacon, the Lord has blessed me with many varied opportunities to serve Him at the Altar and to serve the people of God through my ministry. I have spent my ministry at two parishes during that time. One parish was Read More ››
I know I am getting older. Most days I don’t feel it, but there are markers in my life that remind me that the years are passing by. One of those markers is being asked to witness a marriage. It began for me a little over Read More ››
When I first began to discern my call to the diaconate several years ago, I knew that I had a strong desire to serve God and his people in a permanent and consecrated way and that God had placed this desire in my heart. I didn’t Read More ››
All that we do within our families, at our jobs, or within our parish ministries, begins with a healthy spiritual life. Yet, many have difficulty finding a qualified spiritual director to guide them. A spiritual director can accompany you on the journey to grow closer to the Read More ››
My life changed forever in 1999 during the midst of a successful executive career and while Jeanne and I were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary with our two children. I was convinced that I heard a call to the vocation of the diaconate. At age 49. Read More ››