Overview

The Christian community always has need of those willing to commit themselves to ministry in the Church. All parishioners have the responsibility to pray for and encourage vocations to the priesthood, diaconate (deacons), lay ministries and religious life.

Sacrament of Holy Orders

The sacrament of holy orders is for men called to be a priest or deacon.

Priesthood

Single men of all ages who are interested in exploring priestly ministry in the Church should contact the pastor or administrator. After discussion, he will arrange for contact with the Archdiocesan Vocations Director. Or see www.thinkpriest.org.

Diaconate

Married and single men interested in becoming a deacon should contact the pastor or administrator. After discussion, he will arrange for contact with the Archdiocesan Director of the Permanent Diaconate.

Other Church Ministry Vocations

Religious Life

Men and women interested in entering religious life should contact the pastor or administrator for additional information.

Lay Ministry

Men and women interested in pursuing lay ministry in the church should contact the parish office. The parish can provide information on the various Archdiocesan training programs available in the areas of Christian education, youth ministry, and Christian administration and management.

Additional Information

For more information about church vocations, see the Archdiocese of Milwaukee Vocations website page at www.archmil.org/Vocations.