In our baptism, we are called to use the gifts we have been given to serve others and to proclaim the gospel to all people. Some people have a particular call to serve God by becoming a priest, deacon or religious. Priests and deacons are ordained in the Sacrament of Holy Orders while religious take vows. Serving in this way is truly a calling from God.
Do you feel God calling you to serve as a priest, deacon, or to religious life?
If you think God might be calling you to the priesthood or diaconate we encourage you to:
If you are a woman and feeling called to religious life we encourage you to also:
Thank you for considering a vocation to the priesthood, diaconate, or religious life.