Upcoming Deacon Information Sessions

  • 7:00 PM, Thursday, January 29,  at Saint Pius Tenth (School), 3000 Chili Avenue, Rochester
  • 7:00 PM, Wednesday February 4, at Church of the Transfiguration (Parish Life Center- Double Room) , 50 West Bloomfield Road, Pittsford,
  • 10:00 AM, Saturday, February 21, at St. Bernard’s School of Theology & Ministry, 120 French Road, Rochester
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