After a long period of discussion within the diocese Bishop Treanor has given the ‘Green Light’ for the permanent Diaconate as a Ministry of Service within the Diocese of Down and Connor. If you are interested please contact Fr John Murray, Vocation Director, at 200 Finaghy Road North, Belfast or telephone 9091 3761 or email

Applicants should be male 35years and older and if married should be married for at least 10 years