Do We Need Women Deacons?
In the push to have women deacons we should stop and ask ourselves some practical questions. First of all, what would a woman be able to do in the church by virtue of being a deacon that women cannot do already?
Women already fill an extraordinary number of functions in the church. They are canon lawyers, Vatican administrators, Diocesan chancellors, directors of Catholic charities, school principals, theologians, spiritual directors, catechists, directors of faith formation, authors, journalists, bloggers, directors of education for dioceses, diocesan lawyers, directors of finance, fund raisers–the list could go on and on.
So what exactly could a woman deacon