Diaconate Ministry Opportunities

  • Austin Police Department volunteer chaplain. Deacon Ham serves as a volunteer chaplain with the Austin Police Department.  The numbers of Catholic chaplains has decreased even though the department has grown.  The department would like to have more Catholic deacons involved in this ministry to its officers and civilian staff at the department.  The functions of a chaplain is to serve the officers in different ways, including marriage preparation, marriage, baptisms, spiritual companionship and mentoring, and confidant.

    If you would like to consider serving in this ministry, please contact Deacon Ham; (512) 504-3513 or (512) 203-2435.  Deacon Ham can provide more information and make contact for you with the department.