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UPCOMING DIACONATE EVENTS

Rite of Lector
Saturday, October 19, 2019 – 4:00 PM

St. Peter, Somerset

 

Fall Clergy Gathering
October 21-22-23, 2019

Antiochian Village, Bolivar

 

Day of Recollection for Deacons, Diaconate Candidates and Wives
Featuring Inspirational Speaker – Nina Marie Corona
Saturday, March 28, 2020
St. Bartholomew Parish, Wilmore
9:30 AM – 4:00 PM

 

St. Benedict Parish Mission
Sowers of Hope

Featuring Inspirational Speaker – Nina Marie Corona
March 29-30-31, 2019
7:00 – 8:30 PM Nightly
St. Benedict Church, Johnstown
This event is open to all in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.  There is no charge for this event.  A love offering will be taken.

 

Chrism Mass
Monday, April 6, 2020
Arrival time is 10:00 AM
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona

 

Annual Diaconate Retreat
Deacon William Ditewig, PH.D. – Retreat Master
June 14-18, 2020
Antiochian Village, Bolivar
Retreat begins Sunday with registration at 3:30 PM and concludes Thursday after the 10:00 AM Mass

 

 

ONGOING FORMATION OPPORTUNIES

Academic Weekends
Antiochain Village, Boliver
November 8-9-10, 2019
January 17-18-20, 2020
February 21-22-23, 2020
March 20-21-22, 2020
For more information on attending an Academic Weekend, please contact Marybeth at (814) 361-2000

 

2020 CLASSES

Saint Paul – “A New Covenant Jew”
Dr. James Merrick
Tuesdays- 6:30-9:00 PM
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Seton Suite, Altoona
January 1, 14, 21, 28; February 4, 11

 

Homiletics
Msgr. Michael Becker

Thursdays – 6:30-9:00 PM
March 19, 26; April 2, 16, 23, 30

 

Patrology
Deacon Michael Russo
Thursdays – 6:00-8:30 PM
CCW Incarnation Center, Gallitzin
March 5, 12, 19, 26; April 2, 16, 23, 30

 

Trinity & Christology
Dr. James Merrick
Thursdays – 6:00-8:30 PM
St. Rose of Lima, Altoona
March 5, 12, 19, 26; April 2, 16, 23, 20; May 7, 14

Please contact the Office of the Permanent Diaconate For Registration – (814) 361-2000 / mheinze@dioceseaj.org

 

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