Extern Deacons

1. Any deacon incardinated in another diocese and who moves into this diocese is to contact the diocesan bishop through the Office of Deacons.

2. Extern deacons who seek to minister in the diocese are first required to observe the norms of # Certification of Suitability of Clergy.

3. The suitability for ministerial assignment is determined according to the norms of # Incardination of Deacons, applied with suitable adjustments.

4. Compliance with all the requirements in #2.1 Norms for All Clergy and Laity must be verified by the Office of Deacons. (These include the required background checks and safe environment training.)

Date approved by Bishop

Posted by
Msgr. S. J. Raica, chancellor