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Center for Diaconal Formation 10th Anniversary Virtual Celebration

September 26, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

Join us as the Center for Diaconal Formation kicks off a year-long 10th Anniversary Celebration with a live-streamed event. The celebration will honor the Center for its 10 years of service to the Archdiocese of Newark and the Dioceses of Metuchen, Paterson and Trenton, and the 110 men who have completed their formation and been ordained as well as the 55 men currently in formation.

Registration is free.

Man smiling for a photo with monitors in the backgroundThe celebration will feature retired NBA referee Deacon Steve Javie, a 25-year veteran of the league who officiated games among such high profile players as Dr. J, Larry Byrd, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Lebron James and the late Kobe Bryant.

Inspiring personal remarks and testimonials from deacons, candidates, their wives, priests, seminary faculty and seminarians from throughout the state of New Jersey are slated to round out the evening.

Make a Gift

Would you consider a gift in honor of your deacon(s) or the deacons who have served your parish over the years? You may make an online gift to help deacon candidates in need of financial assistance as they move toward the completion of their diaconal studies.

For more information

Please contact Gregory Floyd at or (973) 275-2435.

Register to Attend