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St. Stephen Symposium 2014



Fr. David Meconi, S.J., makes a point during his keynote address during the St.
Stephen Symposium 2014 Oct. 25 at Concordia University.

 


More than 250 deacons and wives gathered for the St. Stephen Smposium 2014.

Deacons and wives, below, offer a blessing to Francis Cardinal George at the close of the  symposium.
(Photos by Deacon Hans Goeckner)









 

 


For more photos, see
https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/ChicagoDeacons/

 

Women's Day of Reflection

"Empowerment -- Roles of Women in the Church" hosted by Women of the Diaconate Community and presented by Fr. Bernard Kennedy, OFM, Saturday, Nov. 8, at St. Celestine Church, 3020 N. 76th Court, Elmwood Park. (Note change of location).

Registration will be at 8:30 a.m. Day will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Suggested donation is $10. Feel free to bring a friend. RSVP by Nov. 1. For more information, call Marge Colgan at (708) 456-6787 or Terry Coffey at (708) 442-3345.

 

Exploring the Diaconate

The Institute for Diaconal Studies will be holding Exploring the Diaconate sessions from September to February for men who want to learn more about the discernment process and the Diaconate formation program.

Vicariate II: Dec. 4, 7 to 9 p.m., St. Philip the Apostle Social Room, Northfield

Vicariate III: Nov. 6, 7 to 9 p.m., Old St. Patrick's Fr. Jack Wall Mission Center, Chicago

Vicariate V: Nov. 13, 7 to 9 p.m., St. Julie Billiart Great Hall, Tinley Park

 Other: 2 p.m. Jan. 25, Feb. 15 and March 8, University of St. Mary of the Lake Prist Center, Building 201 P

For more information, contact Deacon Gerald Nora, gnora@usml.edu or (847) 837-4548

 

 

Diaconate Executive Committee






















The Executive Committee of the Diaconate Council consists of Deacons Chuck McFarland, vice chairman, left; Dennis Robak, treasurer; George Kashmar, chairman; Bill Stearns, immediate past chairman; and John Gaughan, secretary. Also serving on the committee are Deacon Richard Hudzik, Vicar for Deacons; Fr. Michael Ahlstrom, Vicar Emeritus; and Deacon Dave Brencic, associate director.

 
  

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Death of Carole Karstenson

Carole Karstenson, mother of Deacon William Karstenson, passed away Oct. 23.

Please keep Mrs. Karstenson and her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren in your prayers.

 

Deaths in our community

Please pray for all the faithful departed in our Diaconate Community and among our families and friends.

 
  

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