First ever national gathering of Permanent Deacons and their wives takes place in Maynooth

//First ever national gathering of Permanent Deacons and their wives takes place in Maynooth

Deacons and their wives attended a Maynooth Seminar on the Spirituality of the Permanent Deacon led by Deacon James Keating of Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraksa.

Organised by Father Michael Duignan the National Co-ordinator of Formation for the Permanent Diaconate, it was the first ever meeting of Permanent Deacons, candidates for the Permanent Diaconate and their wives from all around Ireland.

As a prelude to Deacon Keating’s lecture, Teresa Talbot (Roscommon) gave a moving presentation of her personal Journey through the formation period and subsequent diaconal ministry of her husband Deacon Seamus Talbot who ministers in Kilbride Parish.

Present also was Bishop Raymond Browne who is Chairperson of the National Training Authority for the Permanent Diaconate in Ireland.

ENDS

Pic: Courtesy of Elphin Diocese

2017-05-19T15:13:45+00:00 June 3rd, 2016|News|