In his sixteenth and final installment, Fr. Steve comes to the end of a pivotal year.
Posts in A Deacon’s Diary
In his latest update, Father (!) Steve spends some of his first days as a priest offering the sacrament of Reconciliation.
In his fourteenth installment, Deacon Steve gets ordained a priest.
In his thirteenth installment, Deacon Steve relies on his routine to prepare for the long-awaited day.
In his twelfth installment, Deacon Steve’s friends all ask him if he’s excited for impending priestly ordination. The answer…. well it’s complicated.
In his eleventh installment, Deacon Steve finds that his hopes for a purgative Lent flew by in a whirl of activities. Easter arrived regardless.
Deacon Steve reflects on St. Paul’s invitation to embrace authenticity in his tenth installment.
In his ninth installment, Deacon Steve meditates on enemies and friends. While it’s difficult to love those who hate us, it can even be difficult to love those who love us.
Sent across the country for a weekend retreat, Deacon Steve finds himself surprised by accents, vulnerability, and abundant blessings.
Starting a new semester, his last as a student, Deacon Steve ponders the freedom that ordinary time, and Ordinary Time, affords.