YEAR 2000 - JUBILEE FOR PERMANENT DEACONS
Friday, 18 february –
Patriarchal Basilica Saint
Eminence Darío Cardinal Castrillón-Hoyos, Prefect of the Congregation for the
Saturday, 19 february –
Paul VI Audience Hall (Vatican, Holy Office Entrance)
8.30 Mass celebrated by the Most Rev. Zenon Grocholewski, Prefect of the
Congregation for Catholic Education
9.00 “Saint Lawrence the Deacon: a model for our times." Presenter,
Rev. Professor Francesco Moraglia, Director of the Office of Culture and the
University, Archdiocese of Genoa.
11.15 Mid morning Prayer presider: His Eminence Pio Cardinal Laghi,
Proto-Deacon of the Holy Roman Church.
Audience with the Holy Father.
(Vatican City, Holy Office
Conference for Permanent Deacons.
" The Permanent Deacon: his
identity, role and perspective", presented by the
Dialogue with the speaker and
Church of Santo Spirito in Sassia (Borgo
Meeting for the Families of Married Permanent Deacons
"The ideal family of the
Permanent Deacon", presented by J. Francis Cardinal
of the Pontifical Council for the Laity.
for everyone at the obelisk of the Piazza of St. Peter's, penitential
procession, passage through the Holy Door, profession of faith and renewal of
the commitments made at the time of ordination.
Sunday, 20 february -
Patriarchal Basilica of Saint Peter
Solemn Mass with ordinations to the Permanent
Diaconate with His Eminence, Darío Cardinal Castrillón-Hoyos
Recitation of the Angelus with the Holy Father