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Mon - Thurs: 8:00 - 5:15

Hours

(217) 698-8500

Phone

1615 W. Washington St., Springfield, IL 62702

Office for the Diaconate

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.

Upcoming Events

Information Session 

All men discerning a vocation to the diaconate are invited to a no cost informational session on Sunday, Oct. 13, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception atrium. Requirements, formation experience, and application information will be presented. Wives of men discerning a vocation are invited and strongly encouraged to attend. To register for this event please contact Teresa Gwardys at at the Office for the Diaconate. 

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