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Anniversary Celebration


In 2018, we are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the restoration of the Permanent Diaconate. To mark the occasion, a special anniversary celebration will take place on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at St. Cletus Church in LaGrange. The anniversary celebration will be free, due to a generous contribution made by the Diaconate Council.

Rev. Monsignor Paul McPartlan will be the keynote presenter. Monsignor McPartlan has a long history of involvement in the Diaconate and was instrumental in formation work for the permanent Diaconate in the United Kingdom. Monsignor McPartlan is currently part of the Catholic University’s faculty. Last March, he gave the Paluch lecture at Mundelein Seminary.

Mark your calendars and spread the word. To register, call the Office of the Diaconate at 708.366.8900.