Permanent Deacon Ordination 2021
The formation program will take at least four years to complete.
A minimum of one year of discernment of the call to the Diaconate.
One to two weekends of formation per month (Saturday and Sunday): human, intellectual, spiritual, pastoral and diaconal skills formation.
A directed practicum.
Two weekends retreats.
A minimum of a three year period of formation.
One to two weekends of formation per month.
Three directed practica.
Weekend retreats in each of the first two years.
One five-day pre-ordination canonical retreat.
For more information, please contact:
Office for Deacons
Diocese of San Bernardino
1201 E. Highland Ave.
San Bernardino, CA 92404
Phone: (909) 475-5160