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The Iona School for Ministry provides the training required by the Diocese of Texas for persons to become bi-Vocational Priests and Deacons. It has a rigorous curriculum of academic, practicaland liturgical instruction. In addition, the Iona School is open to Lay Professionals who are interested in augmenting their theological studies. The school has welcomed students from the Diocese of West Texas, the Diocese of Oklahoma, the Diocese of Nebraska and the Diocese of Wyoming. 

 

 

ON SATURDAY, JUNE 16, Bishop Andy Doyle ordained nine deacons: Viktoria Johanna Petra Gotting; Pamela Louise Potchernick Graham; Elizabeth Wendy Huber; Robert L. Lowry; Travis Hunter Smith; Sean William Steele; Portia Ann Suddreath Sweet; Mitchell Joseph Tollett; Sharon Vaughan Williams.


See the Rev. Canon John Newton's sermon below or click here to listen to audio.


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Read more on identifying your spiritual gifts with the help of the Church.

Read SOME THOUGHTS I HAD, the blog of The Rev. Sam Todd, Academic Dean

 

“When seminary was not an option, due to my full-time job, God found a way for me to answer His call. The Iona School prepared me well for the work I do ministering to alcoholics and addicts in recovery. I’ll be forever grateful for the doors Iona School opened for me.”

THE REV. BILL WIGMORE, IONA SCHOOL CLASS OF 2005
CHAPLAIN TO THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE PRODIGAL, ROUND ROCK