Are you interested in becoming a Deacon?

Our Church is always in need of additional helpers in the vineyard!!  If you are interested in being a Deacon and the Deacon Formation Program please contact Deacon Dan ( or Deacon Ray Van Pelt (  The Formation Program is a four year program that begins in the summer of 2021.  Upcoming information sessions for prospective aspirants for 2021 program are at: 

Saturday, December 5 at 7 pm on Zoom, 
Thursday, January 7 at 7 pm at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Ellicott City, 
Sunday, January 10 at 3 pm at St. Ignatius in Ijamsville,
Wednesday, January 27 at 6 pm at St. Bernadine in Baltimore, and
Wednesday, February 10 at 7 pm on Zoom.

Prospective attendees should register with Kristine Arata,  Registering allows the office to alert them if adjustments are made to the schedule. 

Applications are only available to those who attend an information session, or after special consideration with a member of the formation team: Fr. Mike Triplett (, Deacon Larry Matheny (, and Deacon Scott Lancaster (

Click here for more information about the Diaconate and vocations within the Archdiocese of Baltimore.