WELCOME to the Deacons in Ministry Page for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Permanent Deacons are ordained ministers who take the spirit and message of Jesus to the marketplace. Deacons give gives generously of their time, energy and talents to others, especially the poor. Each deacon’s ministry varies. Some reach out to the sick, those in prison, the homeless. A deacon proclaims the gospel and preaches. He conducts liturgical services including Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals.

Get to know our staff below and click here to visit the main page of Deacons in Ministry where you will find all our resources available!

Our Staff

Dn. Gabriel Saavedra

Director of Deacons


(213) 637-7086

Deacons Staff