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Speaking with Deacons

Jan 23, 2023

"Will this bring about conversion to God?" Our hearts are being constantly "converted" to many things, and our decisions can either draw us to God or away from Him. In this episode, Dcn. Bob and Dcn. Mike discuss how even "every-day" choices can lead to holiness.

Jan 9, 2023

In this episode, Deacons Bob and Mike discuss the first chapter of Fr. Scanlan's book, "What Does God Want?" The first question we should ask in discernment is, "Does this conform to God's will?"

Dec 26, 2022

What is the difference between a good idea and a "God" idea? For the next six episodes, Dcn. Bob Rice is joined by Dcn. Mike Welker as they discuss a book written by Fr. Michael Scanlan, TOR, "What Does God Want?" The book focuses on five key principles of discernment. In this episode, they talk about the importance...

Nov 29, 2022

One year later, I reflect on how my life has changed since becoming a deacon. The Catechism of the Catholic Church talks about those a "sacred power" given to those who are ordained, and for deacons, it is a "power to serve." Over the past year, I have experienced that in many ways!

Nov 29, 2021

I got ordained! In this episode I share the experience of my ordination and reflect upon the beauty of that rite. My thanks and prayers to all who have supported me on this journey.