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Roman Catholics

Roman Catholic Church in the state of hawaii

Diocese of Honolulu

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Diocesan Offices

Diocesan Offices

History of the Diaconate in Hawaii

Ordinations of the six classes were as follows:

  • On December 5, 1981, class one had eight men ordained for the Diocese of Honolulu by Bishop John J. Scanlan.

  • Class two had ten men ordained in December 1984 by Bishop Joseph A. Ferrario. 

  • Class three had thirteen men ordained in June 1987 by Bishop Joseph A. Ferrario.

  • Class four had eight men ordained in June 1991 by Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo.

  • Class five had eighteen men ordained in June/July 2001 by Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo.

  • 46 active deacons
  • 17 retired deacons
  • 27 candidates in formation
    • thirteen in Class 7
    • fourteen in Class 8