Institution of Acolytes

Ss. Simon & Jude Cathedral 6351 N 27th Ave., Phoenix, AZ, United States

Join Bishop Nevares, the Diaconate community, and the families of those in formation for the Diaconate for this biannual liturgy of Institution to the Order of Acolyte. The Mass of Institution will take place at SS Simon and Jude Cathedral at 6pm on August 11th, 2023. What is an Instituted Acolyte? Instituted Acolytes are trained […]

Rite of Admission to Candidacy for Holy Orders

Ss. Simon & Jude Cathedral 6351 N 27th Ave., Phoenix, AZ, United States

The Rite for Admission to Candidacy is an important step for each man on his journey toward the diaconate. The rite is an opportunity for him to express publicly his intention to receive the sacrament of Holy Orders as a deacon. The Rite of Admission to Candidacy includes three components: the call to candidacy, the […]