2016 Deacon Information Sessions

December 1, 2015
  • February 11:   7:00 PM  St. Mary, Bath (O’Malley Hall)
  • February 17:  7:00 PM  Assumption, Fairport (Parish Living Room)
  • March 3:  7:00 PM  St. Pius Tenth, Chili (School)
  • March 5: 1:00 PM  All Saints, Lansing
  • March 10:  7:00 PM  St. Mary of the Lake, Watkins Glen
  • April 6:  7:00PM  Transfiguration, Pittsford

We will provide an overview of the 5 year application and formation process and the time commitment involved and answer questions about ongoing ministry.

An eligible applicant for permanent deacon formation is a man of strong and active faith who can demonstrate a record of service in the communities in which he lives, works and worships. He must be at least 35 years of age and no more than 62 years of age at the time of ordination, in good health, emotionally mature and stable in his professional and personal relationships. Men may be single or married.

Interested men and their wives are encouraged to attend. For more information please contact Deacon John Brasley, Director of Deacon Personnel & Director of Deacon Formation, Diocese of Rochester, 585.328.3228 or jbrasley@dor.org