Diaconate Students

For information and support specific to the Diocese of Rochester diaconate program, please click here or visit the following links:



For more information about formation contact:

Deacon John Brasley,

Director of Deacon Formation
Office of Deacon Personnel,
1150 Buffalo Road, Rochester, New York 14624
Phone (585) 328-3210 Ext. 1237, or email jbrasley@dor.org.


Mark Capellazzi

Director of Recruitment and Financial Aid,
St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry,
120 French Road, Rochester, NY 14618
Phone (585) 271-3657 Ext. 340, or email admissions@stbernards.edu