Form 11

PERSONAL HANDWRITTEN DECLARATION BEFORE THE DIACONATE (cf. CIC 1028, 1036)

Very Rev. ………………………………

Major Superior of ……………………

I, ……….., a perpetually professed student, am ….. years old, and am presently making my studies in ………… have been installed in the Ministries of Lector and Acolyte on the …. day of … in the year …., and on the … day of … in the year …, and I hereby

DECLARE:

1.  That I request and desire to be admitted to the Order of Diaconate (cf. CIC 1036).

2.  That I have a due knowledge of what relates to that Order and of the obligations that it entails (cf. CIC 1028).

3.  That I am going to receive it freely and spontaneously (cf. CIC 1036).

4. And that I will dedicate myself perpetually to the ecclesiastical ministry (cf. CIC 1036).

I THEREFORE ASK you and your Council to grant me the favor of being ordained a Deacon on the coming date of ……..

This favor I confidently hope to obtain.

In …………, at ……… on the ….. of……….

(Signature)