Deacon dating profiles
Stephen the Martyr, Omaha Family: Married 23 years to wife, Ann; one son, one daughter.
Profession: Technical training instructor with a defense contracting company.
Lucas will ordain 10 men as permanent deacons for the Archdiocese of Omaha during a 10 a.m. Deacons assist at Masses; preside at baptisms, weddings and funeral services; visit the sick, homebound and imprisoned; help with baptism, marriage preparation, religious education and Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults classes, and lead Communion services and liturgies of the Word, among other ministries.
They will join the 239 permanent deacons currently serving their parishes and communities in many capacities across the archdiocese.
About the call to diaconate: “Ann introduced me to the Catholic Church when we began dating and, after a somewhat long and winding beginning to my faith journey, I attended RCIA and was baptized into the church in 2010.
The formation over the past four years has helped me grow in ways I never knew were possible.
Couple’s ministries: Extraordinary ministers of holy Communion (EMHC) taking Communion to hospital and nursing homes, Worldwide Marriage Encounter.
About the call to diaconate: “I was first approached about the diaconate years ago by my pastor, Msgr. After discerning on it for several years I made application and was accepted to the class of 2019.
In any case, the Duke and Duchess plan to attend Deacon’s wedding.
So, there’s another reason to pine for the job – bragging rights for the world’s most famous wedding guests.