Reading List for a new Deacon

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From Fr Frank, 2013:
“The Confessions”, St Augustine

“The Spiritual Exercises”, St Ignatius Loyola

“The Emerging Diaconate: Servant Leaders in a Servant Church”, William Diteweg

“The New Testament”, Raymond Brown

“Lectures on the Christian Sacraments”, St. Cyril of Jerusalem

“Catholicism: Christ and the Common Destiny of Man”, Henri de Lubac

“Models of the Church”, Avery Dulles

“The Ecclesiology of the Constitution of the Church, Vatican II”, L’Osservatore Romano, Joseph Ratzinger

“Ten Building Blocks of Catholic Social Teaching”, America Magazine, William Byron

“Seven Steps of the Ladder of Spiritual Love”, Jan Van Ruysbroeck

“Contemplative Prayer”, Thomas Merton

“The Ecclesiology of the Constitution of the Church, Vatican II”, L’Osservatore Romano, Joseph Ratzinger

“The Spirit of the Liturgy”, Romano Guardini

“Preaching the Just Word”, Walter Burghardt

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