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Recent Deaths in Our Community - Sectional Content

2020   Laura Korepanow, wife of Deacon Richard Korepanow , class of 2018, died July 1, 2020 Mary Lou Thompson, wife of deceased...

Death Announcements -- Web Content

DEATH ANNOUNCEMENTS We are saddened to announce the sudden death of Laura Korepanow , wife of Deacon Richard Korepanow, class of 2018. The funeral Mass was held July 6 at St. Damian Church....

Radio Show Audio -- Sectional Content

Diakonia: A Call to Service 1st Thursday Monthly, 8:30 – 9 a.m. WNDZ 750 AM Deacons Richard Hudzik and Dave Brencic explore the importance of...

Events - Sectional Content

EVENTS Please check back periodically for event updates.

Older Death List -- Accordion

2017 Deacon Donald Telposky , class of 1975, died Nov....

Contact Us -- Sectional Content

Office of the Diaconate  Archdiocese of Chicago 816 Marengo Avenue Forest Park, IL 60130 708.366.8900 ...

Forms and Resources - Web Content

Handbook for the Diaconate ( PDF ) Grants, Stipends and Reimbursement Mutual Aid ( PDF ) St. Francis Educational Grant Application ( PDF ) Stipends ( PDF ) Ministry Development...

St Lawrence 2019 -- Photo Gallery

Deacons Tony Cocco, left, and William Stearns, both members of the class of 1994, assisted Father Michael Ahlstrom, vicar emeritus,...

Sunrise Mass 2019 -- Web Content

A bright, new day dawned along the Chicago lakefront on August 3 with a gathering of more than 100 people praying for peace and an end to violence. Organized by the black deacons of the...

Sunrise Mass 2019 -- Photo Gallery

Deacons of the Archdiocese of Chicago line up for the procession before the Sunrise Mass for peace on August 3 at Oakwood Beach. (Photo...

2019 Diaconate Convocation -- Sectional

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS More than 270 deacons and wives gathered at the 2019 Diaconate Convocation on June 1. Bishop Mark Bartosic, episcopal vicar for...

Past Events - Photo Gallery

Deacon Paul Spalla, class of 1978, delivers the homily at the St. Lawrence Mass at St. John Church in Glenwood. (Photos courtesy of...

Diaconate Convocation 2019 -- Gallery

Bishop Mark Bartosic addresses the deacons and wives of the Archdiocese of Chicago during the 2019 Diaconate Convocation. (Photo by...

Hopes on the Way -- Sectional Web Content

Buckets of Hope for Hurricane Victims Hope’s on the Way will aid victims of hurricane disaster by putting together Buckets of Hope filled with cleaning items....

Kolbe House -- Web Content

The Archdiocese of Chicago’s prison ministry is strongly supported by the Office of the Diaconate. Indeed, many of Chicago’s deacons and wives—over a dozen—work with prisoners. Kolbe House is...

Prayer for Sick - Web Content

Among the sick, we commend to your prayers:  Linda Hoyne Beverly Nylen Deacon Mel Stasinski Terry Coffey Deacon Felix Patino Deacon Carlos Nazario Deacon...

Deacon Ordination -- Web Content

A new class of permanent and transitional deacons was ordained on Saturday, May 11, at Holy Name Cathedral. A Catholic deacon is one who is ordained to diakonia, that is, a service to...

Deacons -- Retreat Information -- Web Content

Retreats at Joseph and Mary Retreat House (formerly Stritch Retreat House) are designed to help deacons and their loved ones grow spiritually and cultivate a stronger relationship with God. To...