• Saint Meinrad Permanent Diaconate Program - 2020


Dcn. Peter “Pete” Rendon, PD’20 (’16-20), is a graduate of the Saint Meinrad Permanent Diaconate Program, class of 2020, and serves as a permanent deacon for the Archdiocese of Louisville, KY. He is assigned to All Saints Catholic Church, Taylorsville, KY, and St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Fairfield, KY. He is also engaged in several other ministries, including as a Catholic presence at Central State Hospital in Louisville, where he performs communion services; at Signature Healthcare, Taylorsville, providing communion to residents; and he visits the sick and homebound in his assigned parishes.

Dcn. Pete is also involved in pastoral care ministry, working with local hospital chaplains to provide a priest when needed as patient care requires, and with Mass of the Air. He is retired as an Aircraft Quality Control Specialist with the Kentucky Air National Guard, but currently serves with the Association of Civilian Technicians (ACT), Kentucky Air National Guard, Louisville, as chapter president and as executive vice president on the board for the National ACT in Washington, D.C.

Dcn. Pete and his wife, Carmen, have two adult children, live in Taylorsville, KY, and are members of All Saints Catholic Church, Taylorsville, and the Cathedral of the Assumption, Louisville.