Current Events

Conversations About Vocation and the Diaconate
SPRING 2020

Sunday, January 19 at 10:30 a.m., after 9:30 a.m. mass, meet in narthex
St. Damian, Oak Forest, Vicariate V
Chapel
Ambassadors: Deacon Rich and Laura Korepanow
Contact: rkorepanow@archchicago.org

Wednesday January 22 at 7 p.m.
St. Bede the Venerable, Chicago, Vicariate V
Church Hall
Ambassadors: Deacon Guillermo and Silvia Tejeda
Contact: 773.704.5935, guitej67@gmail.com

Wednesday, February 19 at 7 p.m.
St. Robert Bellarmine, Chicago, Vicariate IV
Convent
Ambassadors: Deacon Bill and Ginger Frere
Contact: bfrere@srb-chicago.org

Tuesday, March 10 at 7 p.m.
St. James at Sag Bridge, Lemont, Vicariate V
Saginaw Hall
Ambassadors: Deacon Douglas and Carrie Szarzynski
Contact: dsarski@sbcglobal.net

Thursday, March 12 at 6 p.m.
Divine Providence, Westchester, Vicariate IV 
Ministry Center
Ambassadors: Deacon Jim and Carmen Sponder
Contact: jsponder@archchicago.org

Wednesday, March 25 at 7 p.m.
St. Monica, Chicago, Vicariate II
Meet at: 4631 North Laramie
Ambassadors: Deacon Pat and Julie Brenner
Contact: 773.809.2397
 

For more information contact Deacon Bob Puhala, bpuhala@usml.edu or 847.837.4564 or visit us at www.usml.edu. Application Deadline for the 2020–2021 Aspirancy Path is June 1, 2020.

EXPLORING THE DIACONATE

The Institute for Diaconal Studies will host a series of Exploring the Diaconate sessions for men seeking information on becoming a deacon. Husbands and wives are invited to come and learn about the discernment process and the formation program aspirants and candidates pursue.

All are welcome to attend any of the sessions. To RSVP, contact Sister Caroline Onuoha, DMMM, at (847) 837-4563 or conuoha@usml.edu. Application deadline for the 2020–21 Aspirancy Path is June 1, 2020.

Vicariate IV
March 25, 7:30 p.m.
Office of the Diaconate
816 Marengo Avenue, Forest Park.

Vicariate V
April 22, 7:30 p.m.
Ss. Cyril & Methodius
608 Sobieski Street, Lemont
The meeting will be held in the Parish Life Center.

Vicariate VI
April 29, 7:30 p.m.
St. Thomas the Apostle
5472 South Kimbark Avenue, Chicago
The meeting will be held in the Parish Hall.


For more information, contact Deacon Bob Puhala, at bpuhala@usml.edu, or call 847.837.4564. During the fall and spring, there will be Conversations about Vocation and the Diaconate held throughout the archdiocese.