Archdiocese of Baltimore Logo

Stay Connected   Share   Print   

Deacon Formation Calendar

Class 2019
Application/

Aspirancy 1

Aspirancy 1/ Candidacy 2
Candidacy 2/ Candidacy 3
Candidacy 3/ Candidacy4
Candidacy 4/

Deacon

Diaconal Assignment
  2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
January Interview Applicants

Pastoral Formation

Interview with a Lay Ecclesial Minster

Scripture

Begin Institutional Assignment

(Submit monthly internship summary)

Liturgical Theology

Begin Pastoral Assignment

(Submit monthly internship summary and Sunday homily)

Pastoral Theology

Ordination Planning

 
February

Interview Applicants

Impact on Marriage

Psychological Assessment

Scripture

Sacramental Theology

Mariology

Theology of the Saints

Liturgical Pacticuums

 
March

Interview Applicants

Ministries of the Deacon

Catechism of the Church

Scripture

Practicuum for Reader

Sacramental Theology

Canon Law

Liturgical Practicuums

 
April

Interview Applicants

Protection of Children

Theological Reflection

Scripture

Installed as Reader

Pastoral Theology

Preaching

Canon Law

Candidates meet with Placement Committee

 
May

Interview Applicants

Ordination Promises

Psych Feedback

Spiritual Theology

Annual Evaluations

History

Annual Evaluations

Integrative Seminar

Canonical Retreat

Ordination

One Year Check Up

June

Interview Applicants

Aspirancy Decisions

Decision Letter for Candidacy

Annual Evaluation

Annual Evaluation

   
Summer    

Continue Institutional Assignment

Continue Pastoral Assignment

First Diaconal Assignment

 
September

Aspirancy session begins

(The topics are not necessarily listed in order of presentation.)

Orientation to Academics
Scripture
Revelation

(See Schedule of Academic Class.)

Pauline Theology

Funeral Practicuum

Petition for Acolyte

Moral Theology

   
October

Human Formation

Fingerprinting

Fundamental Theology

Petition for Candidacy

Retreat

Theology of John

Retreat

Acolyte Praciticuum

Moral Theology

   
November

Spiritual Formation

Fundamental Theology

Ecclesiology

Receive Acolyte

Church History

Rediness for Orders

   
December

Intellectual Formation

Theological Reflection

Receive Candidacy

Christology

Evaluation of Internship

Preaching

Evaluation of Internship