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Dianne Willman

Deacon 2018

Priest 2019

Dianne has felt called by God to serve as priest since childhood. She was ordained in January 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Catholic since birth, Dianne has actively been engaged in her faith life and is drawn to a ministry on the margins by sharing especially the Eucharist with others. Dianne is also a South African lawyer. She has a strong sense of justice and as a prosecutor feels she can speak for victims of crime. As a trainer, she empowers prosecutors from all over Africa. Aside from a master’s degree in law, she is currently completing her theology master’s degree as well. Dianne facilitates reflection days and accompanies others in spiritual direction. She pastors a growing community in Johannesburg. Dianne may be reached at

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