Holy Orders

Holy Orders is the sacrament through which the mission entrusted by Christ to his apostles continues to be exercised in the Church until the end of time: thus it is the sacrament of apostolic ministry. It includes three degrees: episcopate, presbyterate, and diaconate. (CCC 1590)

Explore the Possibility of Priesthood or Religious Life

Life as a priest, deacon, religious sister, or religious brother is a dynamic combination of creativity, challenge and fulfillment. If you would like to explore the possibility of a religious vocation, visit theĀ Vocations Office for the Diocese of Lexington.