Category: Deacons

Deacon Paddy Maddison Rest in Peace

Deacon Paddy Maddison of St Charles’ parish in Victory Park, Johannesburg, died on June 4. He was born in Chester, England, to Pat and Jim who lived in north Wales. The family moved to...

New Priest and Deacon for Mariannhill!

Bishop Pius Mlungisi Dlungwane of Mariannhill ordained Fr Sibongakonke Gcwaba (left) and Deacon Mlindo Brian Nzama (third left) in St Joseph’s cathedral. With them is (right) Fr Paul Manci, administrator of the cathedral. (Photo...

How Deacons are Called to Serve

The Church has two types of deacons: permanent and transitory; the latter being future priests. To mark the December 26 feast of St Stephen, REV RUNAINE RADINE, who was ordained to the transitory diaconate...

Deacon Francis Graham Ordained!

Francis Graham of St Thérèse parish in Edenvale, Johannesburg, was ordained to the permanent diaconate. Deacon Graham (centre with palms together) is seen with (from left) Deacons Robert Johnson, Dennis Gregory, Mike Carol, Stuart...