The Deacon Formation Program of the Diocese of Northern California is primarily through the School for Deacons in Berkeley, CA. Details of the training program are provided in the School for Deacons Catalog which can be accessed at

With permission from the Bishop, a nominee may attend classes at the School for Deacons during the discernment period.

For information about diaconal formation in Total Ministry congregations, contact the Archdeacon at

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