“Returning to the New Testament roots of the diaconate” – 15 Aug 2018



California Catholic Daily

Dear Reader,

Our line-up for today includes:

The ordination ceremony includes various rituals, one of the more visual is when the ordinand lays prostrate before the altar, a symbol of the ordinand’s unworthiness and his dependence upon God and the prayers of the Christian community. (image: Chris Silva/The Catholic Voice)

“Returning to the New Testament roots of the diaconate”: Oakland Bishop Michael Barber tells new transitional deacons: “I’m asking you to join me in serving the poor tomorrow morning, a few blocks away from here in People’s Park”

Onetime owner of Catholic Online website headed to prison: Michael Galloway was sentenced to 21 months in federal prison for tax evasion

Mary Ann Carr-Wilson greets the Marian Sisters of Santa Rosa before the Teaching Children’s Chant Camp Workshop in Menlo Park, Calif., held last week. (Photo courtesy of the Benedict XVI Institute.)

“We want to learn how to teach children so they can sing beautifully”: Workshop trains parish music directors, teachers, priests, and religious sisters how to instruct children and teens to sing Gregorian Chant, one of several initiatives of the Benedict XVI Institute founded by San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone

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