Catholic men of the Diocese of Cleveland are being accepted into the formation and discernment process for those contemplating God's call to the permanent diaconate. The ministries of a deacon include: word, service, charity and justice.
Effective September 15, the Most Reverend Richard G. Lennon, Bishop, Diocese of Cleveland appointed Reverend Anthony J. Schuerger as Special Director of the Permanent Diaconate Program. Fr. Schuerger is also Pastor of Saint Malachi Parish in Cleveland.