June 27, 2016

On Saturday, July 9 at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph's Basilica, Archbishop Richard Smith will ordain 4 more men to the permanent diaconate. As well, Roger-Karol Niedzielski will be ordained a transitional deacon, a step towards priestly ordination.

With the ordinations, the number of permanent deacons in the Edmonton Archdiocese will grow to 33. Click on the links below for the stories of the 4 men who will be ordained permanent deacons.

Leuwer embraces deacon's call to serve

Hall retires from law because of burning desire to serve

Diocese first said 'no', then 'yes' to Tams call to the diaconate

Downtown lawyer found new direction at chapel