Office for Permanent Diaconate

Application for Husbands

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Identifying Information

Legal Name:(Required)
Wife's Legal Name:(Required)
Date of Marriage:(Required)
City, State, Country(Required)
Do you have any previous marriages?(Required)
If you were married outside of the Catholic Church, indicate date and diocese of convalidation:
Church law requires that: An unmarried candidate for the permanent diaconate must assume before God and the Church the obligation of celibacy. This commitment to celibacy for an unmarried candidate is made during the rite of ordination. A married deacon who becomes widowed cannot remarry. DO YOU CLEARLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS?(Required)


Rev. Eduardo A. Samaniego, SJ
Phone: (858) 490-8216
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Clarissa Martinez
Associate Director
Phone: (858) 490-8298
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Mark Smith
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (858) 490-8239
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