Deacon candidate profile


Name: Robert “Bob” Glaser
Age: 64
Family: My wife, LuAnn, to whom I will be married for 40 years this summer; and two adult children, Jennie (married to Kris) and Ben
Occupation: Retired prosecuting attorney
Parish: Ss. John & Paul, Burlington
How did you know you were being called to the diaconate? For me, being called to the diaconate was a slow process. I was first exposed to the diaconate when we moved to Burlington in the mid-1980s, when we joined what was then St. John the Baptist Parish. There were three deacons serving the parish at that time. The call to this vocation gnawed at me from that time, especially as all three of those deacons either passed away or moved to other parishes.

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