Starting a new semester, his last as a student, Deacon Steve ponders the freedom that ordinary time, and Ordinary Time, affords.
All posts by Steve Molvarec, SJ
Steve is currently a third-year Theologian at Boston College’s School of Theology & Ministry. His diaconate year will be spent serving at Boston University’s Catholic Chaplaincy. Prior to studying theology at BC, he taught at Marquette University in the History Department and worked in Campus Ministry with retreats and spiritual direction. He has a background in Medieval Studies and has written on the Carthusian order. In his spare time, he enjoys film, running, books, photography, and exploring new places. On less adventurous days, he can be found enjoying coffee and conversations with friends.
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A Deacon’s Diary: The Nostalgia of Midwinter Darkness
Speaking with an old friend, Deacon Steve explores one of the gifts of priesthood: accompanying people to the last.
A Deacon’s Diary: Why Do I Keep Waking Up to a Knock?
In his latest diary, Deacon Steve can’t figure out who’s knocking on his door. Is it possible that Advent waiting is coloring his dreams?
A Deacon’s Diary: How Do I Pray Through Doubt?
In his latest diary, Deacon Steve Molvarec, SJ is confronted with the age-old question: how do I pray through doubt? His answer surprised him, and will probably surprise you, too.
A Deacon’s Diary: “O Lord, I have never been eloquent” (Exodus 4:10)
Now ordained, am I looking for my voice, or God’s?
A Deacon’s Diary : What Did Your Ordination Feel Like?
In his second installment, Steve Molvarec, SJ grapples with ontological change over pizza and beer
A Deacon’s Diary: Life as An Almost Deacon
In his inaugural Deacon’s Diary, Steve Molvarec, SJ, writes: someone asked me: “How long does it take?” I replied: “I’ve been a Jesuit for nine years. And have less than two weeks until diaconate.” He said: “That’s a really long time.”