Continuing Education

The Office of Permanent Deacons conducts on-going programs for continuing education for the deacons of Palm Beach. These include, but are not limited to, annual diocesan workshops in various disciplines, on-line courses programs and other events. For more information, contact this ministry.


Summer Semester online course:



Fall Semester online course:

Intro to Ecumenism


Spring Semester online course:

The Deacon as Minister of Evangelization


Completion of these three courses by those who went through the regular formation program for ordination in the Diocese of Palm Beach will earn a certificate of compliance with the standards set forth in the National Directory.