Welcome to the Office of the Diaconate

The Office for the Diaconate

+   provides formation for men, single and married, interested in serving as permanent deacons in the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois

+   raises consciousness among the faithful about the mission and ministry of the deacons as icons of Jesus the Servant in the Church; and

+   assists in the placement of permanent deacons in parishes and institutions.

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