Ministry and Spiritual Life Resources

The Office of the Diaconate provides a variety of resources to help deacons and their family grow spiritually. Please click on the tabs within this page for diaconal service opportunities and retreat information.

Diakonia: A Call to Service

1st Thursday Monthly, 8:30 – 9 a.m.

Deacons Richard Hudzik and Dave Brencic explore the importance of deacons in the Catholic Church today.  They discuss the varied services deacons perform for their Church communities and for people in need no matter what their faith background.

For previous episodes, visit the Radio/TV site.

Living Liturgically in November—honoring our dead and their memories
Thursday, November 4, 2021


The Call to be Holy
Thursday, October 7, 2021


The First Year in Ordained Ministry—What Happened? What Did You See?
Thursday, Septmber 2, 2021


Exhumations of the Dead—Why? What is that all about?
Thursday, August 5, 2021


Our Little Brothers and Sisters—Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos
Thursday, July 1, 2021


The St. Vincent de Paul Society—spiritually transforming those who serve and who are served.
Thursday, June 3, 2021


Homelessness, Emergency Sheltering and a Complex of Responses
Thursday, May 6, 2021


Discovering the Beauty of Lay Ecclesial Movements
Thursday, April 1, 2021


Daring to Become Fully Alive in Christ!
Thursday, March 4, 2021


Moving Forward in Hope and Faith and Fellowship
Thursday, February 4, 2021


Southside Center of Hope
Thursday, January 7, 2021