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Priesthood

“It was not you who chose me, but I who chose you and appointed you to go and bear fruit that will remain.”

John 15:16

Signs of a Priestly Vocation

Signs of a Priestly Vocation

How do I know God is calling me? If you have ever thought about being a priest, these qualities may be clues to a future priestly vocation: 1. God has placed in your heart a desire to be a priest. If Jesus has placed a desire in your heart for the priesthood, no...

Overcoming Fear of the Priesthood

Overcoming Fear of the Priesthood

Perhaps priesthood has crossed your mind, but fear pushes the idea away: Fear of commitment Fear of celibacy Fear of being unworthy These fears are very common, even for men who are already in seminary. But literally thousands of men have had the same concerns and...

Priesthood FAQ

Priesthood FAQ

1. What does a priest do? The purpose of a priest is to bring people to Jesus, and Jesus to people. He does this primarily by preaching the Word and offering the Sacrifice of the Mass.  His daily life involves administering the sacraments—Baptism, Confirmation, the...

What is Seminary Like?

What is Seminary Like?

The best formation the Church offers! The seminary is the place where a man is formed mind, body, and soul into the image of Jesus Christ. Seminaries are not places where men walk around in silence all day chanting in Latin. Rather, they are places of joy,...

The Application Process

The Application Process

When a man reaches a certain point in his discernment, if he wants to discover if priesthood is his true vocation, he has to go to seminary. It should be stressed that entering seminary is a stage of discernment, not a decision to definitely become  priest. 1. Contact...