Request a Letter of Good Standing

Dear Deacons,

If you are visiting another diocese to baptize an infant, witness a marriage, preside at a wedding, or just on a vacation some place where you would like to assist at a mass or otherwise exercise your diaconal functions, you will need a Certificate of Good Standing from the Office of the Diaconate.

The Certificate of Good Standing will be mailed or e-mailed to you and to the pastor where you are visiting. Please give us at least TWO WEEKS notice. We are required to provide some detailed information to the diocese you are visiting.

Provide the following information, click on the Submit Button and your request will be sent to:

Argelia Cortez, Office Manager
Diaconate Office Telephone (602) 354-2013
Diaconate Program Office – Diocesan Pastoral Center
400 East Monroe Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • Please include as much information as possible about the person(s) for whom the baptism, marriage, or funeral Mass is being held.