We encounter many figures in the Apocalypse who are mysterious at best and confusing at worst, or commonly misunderstood. Angels might seem to be one of the more easily understood figures of the Apocalypse, but we should not jump to such conclusions so quickly.
Deacon Phina Borgeson called on deacons to “exercise leadership in the church’s prophetic activity,... speaking out about injustices and inconsistencies” and protecting God’s created order. In May this year there was an international and ecumenical conference on the diaconate, held at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. Canon Deacon Michael Jackson, who acted as conference … Continue reading INTERNATIONAL ECUMENICAL CONFERENCE ON THE DIACONATE: report
This is the second talk given by Roman Catholic Deacon Ed Channing at the annual Deacons' Day of Reflection in Exeter diocese recently. The praying heart of the deacon Between altar and marketplace Rev Deacon Ed Channing I want to talk about public and liturgical prayer. This is the ministry of sanctification, or of the … Continue reading THE PRAYING HEART OF THE DEACON