Deacon Inquirers


The Pontifical College Josephinum is pleased to serve those in the local Catholic community who are interested in the Order of Deacon in the Roman Catholic Church. The Josephinum offers the prerequisite courses a candidate to the diocesan diaconate program must complete before he begins the aspirancy year.

The tuition is $675 for a three credit hour course; courses meet on 14 Saturdays throughout the term. There is a $75 nonrefundable application fee for those who have not taken a course previously at the Josephinum.

For more information, please contact the Registrar’s Office at or 614-985-2226. We look forward to welcoming you to campus as you discern your diaconate vocation.

Spring 2017 Semester

On Saturdays during the semester, the following courses will be offered:

  • DO 946D:  Theology of the Diaconate – Deacon Frank Iannarino  9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • HS 521 DE: Church History – Dr. Rick Graff      1:00 p.m. -- 3:30 p.m.

These 3 credit hour courses will be held on the following Saturdays:

  •          January 14, 21, 28
  •          February 4, 11, 18, 25
  •          March 4, 11, 18, 25
  •          April 1, 8, 29
  •          May 6 – Final Exam



Deacon Inquirer Application 2016-2017

Course Registration Form