While being aware of a potential calling to serve the Church is a blessing, knowing how to discern and pursue it isn’t always clear. For local men who feel called to become deacons, there’s the diocesan Office of the Diaconate.
As turbulent as things are with this pandemic, “I’m very much at peace and feel incredibly blessed … that God has brought me to this point,” said John Larochelle, a seminarian in the Diocese of Worcester.
“People want to be part of something that’s going to be successful,” says Father Adam Reid, pastor of Sacred Heart of Jesus in Webster. So he’s trying a different approach to soliciting parishioners’ contributions to the Partners in Charity Appeal this year.