This section indicates a number of resources on the theology of ministry, history and theology of diaconate as well as some practical aspects of the ministry of deacons.
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New Diaconal Review. This is a new journal published twice each year by International Diaconate Centre-North European Circle (IDC-NEC), Ogilvie Institute, 16 Huntly Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1SH, Scotland. Subscription includes membership of the IDC and is only $35 (Aus) per annum.
For Australian and New Zealand subscriptions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. It is published in association with journal The Pastoral Review.
Deacon and diaconate resources (24 KB) - We have provided a very brief bibliography of some books on ministry and diaconate. Most of them should be available at your local Catholic bookstore or perhaps on one of the online retailer websites. We will add to this list as we become aware of new
Links (49 KB) - We have provided some links to other sites that you may find useful. Some of these are suppliers of vestments and other liturgical items or retailers of books and resources. We neither endorse their products nor do we receive any commission.<
Vatican II on the Diaconate (56 KB) - This resource presents excerpts from the documents of the Second Vatican Council on the ministry of deacons. Some of these are in the context of the ministry of bishops, presbyters and the laity.
Eastern Catholic Churches (34 KB) - This resource contains links to sites which will help you learn about some of the Eastern Catholic Churches found in Australia. The Eastern Catholic Churches are in full communion with the Bishop of Rome and together with the Latin (Roman) Church const
Some links related to Year of Faith (16 KB) - During the year we will add links to resources that may be useful for the Year of Faith which will commence in October 2012 and conclude November 2013.
New Evangelisation Links (22 KB) - A few links to sites which discuss the new evangelisation and provide some resources for this task.