Office of the Permanent Diaconate
The Office of the Permanent Diaconate fosters vocations to the permanent diaconate and coordinates the formation of candidates for ordination. It also seeks to minister to the needs of deacons and their families and provide them with opportunities for continued academic, spiritual, pastoral and human formation. In addition, the Office supports the archbishop in the placement and support of deacons in parishes and other assignments.
Office of Permanent Diaconate Staff:
Rev. Msgr. Michael W. Fisher
Vicar for Clergy and Secretary for Ministerial Leadership
Deacon Don Longano
Director, Office of the Permanent Diaconate
Deacon Joseph Curtis, Jr.
Pastoral Care Coordinator
Rev. Msgr. Robert Panke
Rector, Saint John Paul II Seminary, and Director, Priest and Permanent Diaconate Formation
Deacon Charles Huber
Assistant Director of Permanent Diaconate Formation
Deacon Steve Maselko
Coordinator of Pastoral Field Formation