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Women Deacons: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow?

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Women Deacons: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow?


The question of restoring women to the diaconate is a living conversation and active discernment in the Catholic Church today. In response to requests from religious women working at the frontiers of the church on every continent, and Church leaders in the Pan-Amazonian region, Pope Francis has established two different commissions to study this question. Let’s discuss the history of the Deaconate and women, where the process is now, and learn what we know about the only named female deacon in Scripture: St. Phoebe.




Monday, February 26


7:00-8:30 PM


Holy Cross


Cindy Kozal