Deacon Continuing Education Opportunities

Fraternal Entities

National Diaconate Institute for Continuing Education (NDICE)  

Annual conference held in mid July on the campus of Xavier University,  Cincinnati,  Ohio  

Colleges and Universities

Josephinum Diaconate Institute, Pontifical College Josephinum

University of Notre Dame STEP

University of Dallas, Ann & Joe O. Neuhoff School of Ministry   Also hosts the Dallas Ministry Conference

Holy Apostles College - Massive Open Online Courses

National Organizations

NCEA - National Catholic Educational Association   The NCEA Convention & Expo is the largest private-education association gathering in the nation. Those participating represent all aspects of Catholic school and faith-based education. The Convention is a time to celebrate, to acquire new knowledge, and to renew your spirit.  Event is held annually the week after Easter.

NFCYM - National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry  Supports and strengthens those who accompany young people as they encounter and follow Jesus Christ. Annual Membership meeting is is usually in the first quarter of the year.