More About Women Deacons

Catholic Women

Resources on the history of women deacons, discerning a vocation to the diaconate, the papal commissions on women deacons, and profiles of women called to the diaconate.

Recent News and Bishops’ Statements

Catholic bishops’ public statements in support of restoring women to the diaconate.

Recent news articles on the leadership and ministry of women in the church

Dr. Phyllis Zagano’s Work

A leading scholar and member of the first Papal Commission on women deacons. Publications, public lectures, research, columns, webinars available at this Hofstra University Site.

St. Phoebe Center for the Deaconess

The St. Phoebe Center educates and prayerfully advocates for the revival of the ordained female diaconate in the Orthodox Church to meet the ministerial needs of the Church and the world today. Access their website here.

Information in multiple languages

Printer-friendly two-sided cards with basic information about women deacons in 14 languages

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