Apply to the Permanent Diaconate Program

DOCUMENTS TO BE SENT DIRECTLY TO:

THE DIRECTOR OF THE PERMANENT DIACONATE PROGRAM
P O BOX 818
EVANS, GA 30809
(706) 651-8989

 
General Documents:

Sacramental Documents:

  • Certified copy of your baptismal certificate with notations within the past 6 months
  • Copy of your confirmation certificate
  • Marriage certificate (if applicable)
  • Divorce and/or certificates (if applicable) and Decree of Annulment

Academic Documents:

  • Official copies of all high school, college, graduate school or any other educational institution transcripts to be sent to Rev. Mr. George H. Foster, Director (address above)
  • A written report of a rector of any previous house in which the applicant has spent time in formation including explicit reference to the evaluations of the candidate and the votes he received

Photographs:

  • Two recent passport-size photos of you and your wife (if applicable)

Detailed autobiographical sketch (please type or print) to include the following:

  • Chronological history of your life
  • A brief description of your relationship with your parents
  • Relationships with family members and other significant people
  • Experiences and achievements in school and work
  • Social life
  • Relationship with God, prayer, and the Church
  • One significant success you have experienced in your life

Two short essays on the following topics (please type or print):

  • “What does the Diaconate Mean to Me”

And

  • “What is My Understanding of Living a Celibate Life if I am Single Now (if applicable)

Or

  • What Does My Marriage and Family Life Mean to Me? (if applicable)
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