Deacon Formation: Candidacy Path

Candidacy Path

The Candidacy Path is three years, consisting of nine (9) monthly sessions.

Course of Study

  • Ministerial Identity & Vocation
  • Sacred Scripture
  • Moral Theology
  • Church History
  • Christology, Trinity
  • Fundamental Theology, Ecclesiology
  • Worship, Liturgy, and Sacraments
  • Canon Law, Marriage & Family
  • Evangelization and Catechesis
  • Ecumenism and Interreligious Affairs
  • Pastoral Theology and Pastoral Care
  • Service and Justice

Typical Schedule

Friday
6:45 pmEvening Prayer
7:00 pmSession I
10:00 pmNight Prayer
Saturday
8:00 amBreakfast
8:30 amMorning Prayer
9:00 amSession II
12:00 pmLunch
1:00 pmSession III
5:00 pmSupper
7:00 pmHoly Hour
8:00 pmSocial
Sunday
8:00 am Breakfast
8:45 amMorning Prayer
9:00 amSession IV
11:00 amMass
12:00 pmDeparture