There was no historian of the diaconate of the early Church.
The diaconate, the presbyter, priest or elder, and the επισκοπος or bishop.
These are some of the qualifications spoken of as belonging to the diaconate, and are the same in application to either sex.
During the last days of my diaconate, grace, no doubt, enlightened me.
At the diaconate school there was a fellow who wrote verses; and what has become of him?
Those who had been called “managers” were now elected to the diaconate, and new men were added to the number.
Let us examine the requirements for the diaconate of the early Church.
So early do well-taught Yankee children develop one qualification for the diaconate.
It was celebrated as a Thanksgiving festival for the restoration of the diaconate of women to the Church.
Leontius intended his diaconate to be a means of propagating Arianism.