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)
Catechism of the Catholic Church about the Sacrament
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 the Vocations website of the Diocese of Covington.