Continuing Formation

DEACON-Header 2016 - Continuing Formaiton


Ongoing opportunities for continuing formation being offered in our diocese. 


Institution to the Order of Acolyte  
June 19, 2018 - 7:00 pm
Holy Name of the Sacred Heart Parish, New Bedford


Cape Cod Deanery Gathering
June 22, 2018 


Deacon/Wives Listening Session with Bishop da Cunha

June 26, 2018 - 6:30 pm

Holy Name of the Sacred Heart Parish, New Bedford


Deacon Council Meeting 
July 12, 2018 – 6:30 pm          


Couples Retreat - Register

(Limit 30 couples) August 24-26, 2018 - Miramar Retreat Center - Duxbury, MA


Candidate Formation Classes Open to Deacons and Wives

Fall Semember 2018

Marriage: Instructor – Deacon Maurice A. Quellette 

Tuesday Evening Classes: Register ]

Canon Law: - Instructor – Rev. Jeffrey Cabral, JCL 

Thursday Evening Classes:  Register ]


Candidate Wives Program  

October 6, 2018 – 10:00 am – 2 pm

Advent Study Day
December 1, 2018 – 10:00 am – 2:00 pm


Candidate Formation Classes Open to Deacons and Wives

Spring Semester 2019                  

Homiletics: Instructor -- Rev. David Frederici 

Tuesday Evening Classes: [ Register ]

Book of Revelation: Instructor -- Deacon Eugene Sassesville  

Thursday Evening Classes: Register ]             

Liturgy: Instructors -- Msgr. Stephen Avila & Rev. Daniel Lacroix

Thursday Evening Classes: Register ]


Ordination of the Ninth Permanent Diaconate Class

May 18, 2019 - St Mary's Cathedral

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