LAUNCH OF THE PERMANENT DIACONATE: The Archdiocese of Perth is now calling for those who may be interested in discerning a vocation to the Permanent Diaconate. You are encouraged to discuss this calling first with your Parish Priest and then make contact with the Director of the Permanent Diaconate, Fr Peter Bianchini, via email opd@perthctholic.org.au, while also reading the resources developed by the Archdiocesan Communications Off / nbunbury.director@cvatholicmission.org.auice has to support this most important ministry.

o An introduction to the Permanent Diaconate from Archbishop Costelloe SDB

o A Calling from God and How to Discern: An introduction to the Permanent Diaconate with Fr Peter Bianchini

o A brief history of the Permanent Diaconate

o A History of the Permanent Diaconate in WA

o Criteria and FAQ

o Expression of Interest Form

o Permanent Diaconate Promotion – An interview with Saroya Powell

o Permanent Diaconate Promotion – An interview with Carol Moore

These resources are available by clicking on the text and via the Archdiocesan website at https://www.perthcatholic.org.au/Faith-Permanent_Diaconate.htm.