Legal Name:
Wife's Legal Name:
Date of Marriage:
City, State, Country
Do you have any previous marriages?
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?
Are you a Roman Catholic?
Date Baptized:
Have you ever been a member of a church or religious organization other than the Roman Catholic Church?
Since becoming a Catholic, have you ever been away from active practice of the Catholic faith?
Ex.) Dec 2020 - March 2021
DailyWeeklyOccasionallySeldomNever
YearlyMonthlyWeeklyDailyNever
Do you have a regular confessor?
Do you have a spiritual director?
Ex. ) Jun. 2020 - Jan. 2021
Ex. ) Jun. 2020 - Jan. 2021
Ex. ) Jun. 2020 - Jan. 2021
Have you ever served in the Military?
Child 1: Date of Birth
Please enter a number less than or equal to 100.
Child 1: Living at home?
Child 1: Married?
Child 2: Date of Birth
Please enter a number less than or equal to 100.
Child 2: Living at home?
Child 2: Married?
Child 3: Date of Birth
Please enter a number less than or equal to 100.
Child 3: Living at home?
Child 3: Married?
Child 4: Date of Birth
Please enter a number less than or equal to 100.
Child 4: Living at home?
Child 4: Married?
Child 5: Date of Birth
Please enter a number less than or equal to 100.
Child 5: Living at home?
Child 5: Married?
Child 6: Date of Birth
Please enter a number less than or equal to 100.
Child 6: Married?
Child 6: Living at home?
Have you or any member of your family ever been arrested?
Did you attend elementary school or equivalent?
Elementary school attended (1): City, State, Country
Ex.) April 2020 - Dec. 2020
Elementary school attended (2): City, State, Country
Ex.) April 2020 - Dec. 2020
Elementary school attended (3): City, State, Country
Ex.) April 2020 - Dec. 2020
Did you attend high school or equivalent?
High school attended (1): City, State, Country
Ex.) April 2020 - Dec. 2020
Was a diploma granted?
Did you attend college, university, technical/training school?
College, University, Technical/Training School attended (1): City, State, Country
Ex.) April 2020 - Dec. 2020
College, University, Technical/Training School attended (2): City, State, Country
Ex.) April 2020 - Dec. 2020
College, University, Technical/Training School attended (3): City, State, Country
Ex.) April 2020 - Dec. 2020
Have you done any post-graduate work?
Did you receive a degree?
Have you taken any Theology courses?
Are you fluent in any other languages?
List any special skills you have:
Have you ever had any marriage or psychological counseling in the past?
Does your wife or any of your children have any special health problems?
Have you been hospitalized during the last ten years?
Have you been seriously ill in the past five years?
Do you currently have health insurance?
Has there been any history of spousal abuse?
Have you ever suffered from any type of child abuse, sexual abuse or mental illness?
Have you ever experienced, or been accused of sexual misconduct or harassment?
Have you or your spouse ever had any problem with the use of alcohol or drugs?
Have you ever been under the care of a licensed counselor (psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker)?
Are you aware of any compulsive behaviors in your personal life?
Have you ever applied for admission to any seminary?
Please provide the location of seminary: City, State, Country
Seminary Date of application
Have you ever been a postulant, novice or professed member of any religious order, congregation, or community?
Please provide the location of order: City, State, Country
Order Date of application
Have you ever before applied for the Permanent Diaconate in this or any other diocese?
Date
Have you ever read any of the documents from Vatican II?
Have you ever taken any adult religious education classes or other enrichment programs in the Church?
Have you been involved in parish ministries in the past five years?
Ex. ) July 2020 - July 2021
Ex. ) July 2020 - July 2021
Ex. ) July 2020 - July 2021
List in order of importance what you value most in life:
The Church emphasizes the deacon's role in ministries of charity and justice. Do you feel you have a special calling to serve in this area of ministry?
Are there any particular areas of ministry in charity and justice which you would like to know more about or become more involved with in the future?
Formation and diaconal life will place added demands on you and your professional/occupational life. Are you open to the impact this will have on your schedule and energy?
If you should be ordained a permanent deacon and the Bishop sees a need to assign you to a parish other than your own, would you be willing to serve outside your current parish?
Are you open to making a commitment to all aspects of the formation program?
Consent
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