Deacon Colin Parrish is a 4th year theologian for the Seattle Archdiocese. He spent a summer on internship in Washington at a parish near Seattle. In this excellent interview, Colin details his experiences with parishioners who are hungry for Christ in a secular culture.
Deacon Jeffrey Moore is a Fourth Theology student at Mundelein. He was ordained for the Archdiocese of Seattle as a transitional deacon, and, God willing, will be ordained as a priest in 2017. The following is the lighthearted letter he wrote as a thank you upon his diaconate ordination.
My experience of being a priest for 9 years is that it is a joyful life, it’s filled with great blessings but it is very demanding. It is the hardest thing I’ve ever done, it’s the greatest thing I’ve ever done. Is there a priest in your life? Here are some tangible things you can do for them in their ministry that will help move them forward and help them feel fulfilled in the life to which they've been called.