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Definitions

  1. Deacons are ordained to Word and Service and assist Elders (who are ordained to Word, Sacrament, and Order) in equipping the saints for ministry.
  2. Deacons are specially charged with ministries of mercy, especially toward the sick and the poor.
  3. Deacons are also appointed or elected in other Protestant denominations, though this is less commonly seen as a step towards the Ministry.
  4. Deacons are also appointed to a place of service by the bishop, but they do not itinerate.
  5. Deacons were people with technical skills who served in the church.

Orthodox Lay People

  1. Among those who came were Orthodox lay people, deacons, priests, and bishops.

Transitional Deacons

  1. Others will be ordained priests after a year as transitional deacons.

Presbyterate

  1. Priesthood (Presbyterate) Bishops are assisted by priests and deacons.

Non-Sacramental Services

  1. A black scarf worn by bishops, priests and deacons at choir offices and some other non-sacramental services.
  2. Black scarf worn by bishop, priests and deacons at choir offices and other non-sacramental services.

Monastics

  1. Monastics become priests and deacons (hieromonks and hierodeacons) because the community needs one, not because they entered in hopes of being ordained.

Training

  1. These men are known as permanent deacons in contrast to those completing their training, who were then called transitional deacons.

Living Former Cardinal Deacons

  1. All living former Cardinal Deacons created prior to 1998 have exercised this right.

Titular Diaconates

  1. As of 2005, there were over 50 recognized titular diaconates, though only 30 cardinals were of the order of Deacons.

Special Ministry

  1. Diaconate - A special ministry of servanthood of deacons directly under the Bishop.

Priestly Ordination

  1. However, there are some deacons who do not go on to receive priestly ordination.

Demon Deacons

  1. The Demon Deacons had a flurry of offensive chances in the 15th minute, beginning with a shot by junior Michael Parkhurst that hit the left post.

Protodeacon

  1. A protodeacon has precedence when serving with other deacons, regardless of the date of his own ordination to the diaconate.

Seven Deacons

  1. At Rome itself the administration is in the hands of the seven deacons.
  2. He was one of the Seven Deacons chosen to care for the poor of the Christian community in Jerusalem (Acts 6).
  3. Nicolas, one of the seven deacons in Jerusalem, was from Antioch (Acts 6:5).

Female Deacons

  1. The male deacons ministered to men while the female deacons ministered to women.
  2. Additionally, the AMiA fully recognizes the ordination of female deacons.

Three Orders

  1. In the Anglican tradition, the sacerdotal function is assigned to clergy in the three orders of ministry: bishops, priests and deacons.
  2. Arguably from the earliest centuries of Christian history, the church had three orders which were considered divinely ordained: bishops, priests and deacons.
  3. The ordained priesthood has three orders: bishops, priests, and deacons.

Cardinal Deacons

  1. Until 1918 it was possible to become a Cardinal without entering Holy Orders, but only the order of Cardinal Deacons was open to those who were not priests.
  2. They formally rank above the Cardinal Deacons and below the Cardinal Bishops though this is not a matter of exercise of authority.

Teachers

  1. Use your Clear Thinking to challenge the erroneous decisions of your boards of leadership, your elders, deacons and teachers.
  2. Teachers and deacons do not have the authority to ordain others to the priesthood.
  3. The Young Men are divided by age into deacons (Scouts); teachers (Venturers); and priests (Explorers).

Issue

  1. A task force set up in AMIA's early days considered the issue of women's ordination and ruled against it (though women can be ordained as deacons).

Justice

  1. Less than three weeks later, the leaders of a secretive, paramilitary organization of blacks called the Deacons for Defense and Justice visited Bogalusa.

Title

  1. Deacons may have the title of hierodeacon (a monk who has been ordained to the deaconate), archdeacon or protodeacon.

Defense

  1. It drew inspiration from the Deacons for Defense and Justice, organized for African American self-defense against racist Klan and police terror in the South.
  2. Each of their chapters explores a single Black Power organization including Us, the Black Panther Party, and the Deacons for Defense and Justice.
  3. The Deacons for Defense and Justice were an armed African American civil rights organization in the U.S. Southern states.

Governance

  1. The word ”cardinal” was first used in Rome at the beginning of the sixth century to designate deacons involved in the governance of the Church.

Right

  1. Cardinal deacons have long enjoyed the right to "opt for the order of cardinal priests" (optazione) after they have been cardinal deacons for ten years.
  2. Cardinal Deacons have the right to become Cardinal Priests after ten years as Cardinal Deacons, with the rare exception of Cardinals who are not Bishops.
  3. Deacons have the right to preach the homily by right of their ordination, unless the priest presider retains that ministry to himself at any particular Mass.

Day

  1. Only bishops, priests and deacons are allowed to wear stoles, which are of the liturgical color of the day or season.

Service

  1. The revival of the order of deacons in the twentieth century has emphasized social care and service.

Worship

  1. The term is somewhat misleading, since the order is never superseded - all priests are also deacons, and occasionally act in this role in worship.
  2. The revival of a specific liturgical role for deacons in some churches points to the witness and worship which occur throughout their ministry.

Case

  1. Dr." in the case of Physicians or Ph.D.s) for all deacons, this title is more properly applied to those in the transitional diaconate.
  2. A deacon or deaconess is a particular status--in the case of deacons, within those who are ordained.

Discretion

  1. In the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, the decision to elect women as Ruling Elders or Deacons is left to the discretion of the local congregation.
  2. The decision as to whether deacons wear the Roman collar as street attire is left to the discretion of each bishop for his own diocese.

Restrictions

  1. There are no restrictions (such as married being allowed to serve only as permanent deacons, or bishops being chosen only from unmarried celibate priests).

Deputies

  1. The House of Deputies, consisting of deacons, priests, and laity, overwhelmingly approved the House of Bishops' election later that day.
  2. Priests and deacons are, in a sense, deputies of bishops with specified duties.

Sick

  1. Deacons often work directly in ministry to the marginalized inside and outside the church: the poor, the sick, the hungry, the imprisoned.
  2. Deacons usually serve in local congregations and have a special ministry to the poor, the sick and the troubled.

People

  1. Deacons assist in worship, preach, and minister to people wherever they happen to be.
  2. Priests and deacons abound in their often colourful robes, carrying their staffs and ornate crosses that people frequently kiss as they pass.
  3. The Seven Deacons were leaders elected by the early Christian church to minister to the people of Jerusalem.

Faithful

  1. As ministers of Sacrament, deacons baptize, lead the faithful in prayer, witness marriages, and conduct wake and funeral services.

Nuns

  1. By at least the ninth or tenth century only nuns were ordained as female deacons.

Monks

  1. Wearing the under- and outer-cassocks is common to bishops, priests, deacons, monks and nuns.
  2. For priests, deacons, and monks in twos or threes take it in turn every day to say prayers after each of the hymns or antiphons.

America

  1. The ordination of deacons, deaconesses, or diaconal ministers by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is not required by this Concordat.

Marriage

  1. Anglican and almost all other Protestant denominations have no restrictions on the marriage of deacons, priests, bishops, or other ministers.
  2. Other Protestant traditions have no restrictions on the marriage of deacons, priests, bishops, or other clergy or ministers.
  3. In the Western rite, married men may be ordained as permanent deacons but they may not remarry if their spouse dies or if the marriage is annulled.

Preaching

  1. He also appointed seven deacons to check the preaching of a bishop for possible slips which might have dogmatic implications.

Gospel

  1. As ministers of Word, deacons proclaim the Gospel, preach, and teach in the name of the Church.
  2. Deacons assist priests and bishops, but beyond the preaching of the Gospel, they are granted no special charism or spiritual gift.

Shoulder

  1. However, liturgically, deacons wear a stole over their left shoulder and fastened on the right side of their waist.
  2. Deacons wear the stole over one shoulder, priests and bishops over both shoulders.
  3. Deacons A deacon vested in an alb with a stole over the left shoulder.

Cathedrals

  1. Some deacons serve as minor canons in cathedrals or as assistant chaplains in a wide range of non-parochial ministry.

Liturgy

  1. Deacons, priests and bishops are required to celebrate the Liturgy of the Hours daily, but are not obligated to celebrate Mass daily.
  2. Deacons assist the priest in the administration of the liturgy.

Orthodox Church

  1. The Orthodox Church has always allowed married priests and deacons, provided the marriage takes place before ordination.
  2. It is my opinion, if this question were settled, we would currently have women deacons in the Orthodox Church.

Parish

  1. Permanent deacons often serve in parish or other ministry as their time permits, since they typically have other full time employment.

Parishes

  1. With the passage of time, more and more deacons are serving in full-time ministries in parishes, hospitals, prisons, and in diocesan positions.

Consistory

  1. In the Reformed Church, a Consistory is the board of elected church officials that include the Elders and the Deacons.

Categories

  1. Reference > Titles > Clergy > Priests
  2. Reference > Titles > Clergy > Bishops
  3. Religion > Churches > Roman Catholic Church > Deacon
  4. Ordination
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