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Directs the process of discernment and application and provides the program of formation and personnel services for permanent deacons.

Information on the Deacon Formation Program and on the activities of Permanent Deacons is available.  Direct services to the Deacon community, includes: continuing education, retreats and newsletters, Deacon Handbook and directory.  Click here to download the requirements and more information.


  1. To organize and supervise a formation program for candidates to the Permanent Diaconate.
  2. To serve as liaison to the community of Permanent Deacons in the Syracuse Diocese.

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