Ten candidates have begun their four year journey towards ordination as permanent Deacons for the Regina Archdiocese. They gathered at St. Michael’s Retreat House here December 13 for their second weekend session to learn what it takes and what it means to be Deacon in the Roman Catholic Church.
Norbert Gaudet said when he heard the letter from the Archdiocese read in his church, Sacred Heart, Raymore, Saskatchewan, inviting applicants for the program, he heard a call. “The next day the chair of parish council said to me ‘you’d make a great candidate so think about it’,”. So he thought about it, discussed it with his wife who said it was something he should and could do, discerned about it, filled out the application and was accepted.
Gaudet is a retired French teacher in the Horizon School District. He is very much involved in his church as a member of parish council and former chair of the council. He is an acolyte and serves as leader in Lay Ministry Services....Read More